Last updated Dec. 21, 2017


Laws and Regulations

  • The term "statute" generally means an act or law passed by a legislative body, such as the Missouri General Assembly or the U.S. Congress.
  • The term "regulation" generally means a rule or standard that has the force of law once promulgated by an administrative agency within its statutory authority. It is sometimes referred to as a "rule."

State regulations are developed through the rulemaking process, by departments or commissions given such authority by statute.

State Rules in Development

  • Coal Combustion Residuals - Pending

State Regulations

Missouri Code of State Regulations (CSR) is available from the Missouri Secretary of State's Office, 573-751-4015.

State Laws

Missouri Revised Statutes (RSMo), including the Missouri Solid Waste Management Law, are available from the Revisor of Statutes, 573-526-1288, or online through the Missouri General Assembly website.

Federal Regulations

Federal Laws

More Information

Copies of the state and federal hazardous waste laws can be viewed at the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ regional offices and Jefferson City office, the Missouri State Library, U.S. Depository Libraries and most public libraries.

Department Laws and Regulations