Missouri Registry Annual Report | FAQ | Registry Process

The Registry protects property buyers from unknowingly purchasing contaminated property. Sites listed on the Registry appear on a publicly available list, and a notice filed with the Recorder of Deeds documents hazardous waste contamination at the site. Notice regarding contamination must be provided by the seller to potential buyers. The use of a property listed on the Registry may not change substantially without review and written approval by the department. Department review ensures protection of human health and the environment by preventing activities that would spread contamination, increase human exposure, increase adverse environmental impacts or make future remediation more difficult. The department makes every effort to provide the most complete Registry possible; however, many eligible sites are not yet listed due to pending or ongoing investigations, cleanup negotiations or appeals. Also, unreported facilities or contaminated sites that the department is not aware of may exist.

To review Frequently Asked Questions, download the Registry of Confirmed Abandoned or Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites in Missouri - Frequently Asked Questions, Fact Sheet --PUB2093 from the Department's publications pages. For more detailed information on the Registry process, download the Department's Registry of Confirmed Abandoned or Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites in Missouri, Fact Sheet -- PUB2092

Each year, pursuant to state law, the Department publishes the Missouri Registry Annual Report: Registry of Confirmed Abandoned or Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites in Missouri 9.7MB This report is over 200 pages long and contains detailed descriptions of each site on the Registry, including: a site location map, address, waste type, site description, present property owner, environmental problems related to the site, remedial actions at the site, geologic and hydrogeologic description, public drinking water advisory, and health assessment. In addition, the report provides a narrative of state and federal Superfund activities in Missouri and Superfund site inventories developed by the department. Appendices include health chemical tables, a glossary of health terms, selected state hazardous waste laws, and applicable Registry regulations.

To obtain a copy of the Missouri Registry Annual Report, send a written request, with a check for $12 for a hard copy or $3 for a copy on cd, to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Hazardous Waste Program, Superfund Section, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102. Please make all checks payable to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. A summary listing of the Registry is available online.

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