|The Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board takes action on permits administered through MDEQ. The Permit Board issues, reissues, modifies, denies, transfers, and revokes Mississippi permits and certifications administered under the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, state mining laws, and state water resource control laws.
The membership of the Permit Board is set by statute. Seven of the Permit Board members serve by virtue of the state office they hold. The remaining two members are appointed by the Governor and must be a retired professional engineer and a retired water well contractor.
Office of Geology
Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
(Revised January, 2017)
Dept. of Health
Dept. of Marine Resources
MS Oil & Gas Board
Dept. of Agriculture & Commerce
Office of Land and Water
|Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Documents (FOFCOLs):|
An explanation of permit board decisions in contested permit board matters.
Evidentiary Hearing Regarding Issuance Of The State Of Mississippi Facility Multimedia Pollution Control Operating Permit No. MS0052710 To Bill Cook Swine Facility, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi - Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law
|Hunter’s Construction, Huntington Park Estates, Lauderdale County Reconsideration of NPDES Permit No. MS0049867 - Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law|
|Formal Hearing Regarding The Reissuance Of Surface Water Withdrawal Permit No. MS-SW-00173 To The City Of Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi - Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law|
|Formal Hearing Regarding The Issuance Of Pollution Control Permits To The Lone Oak Energy Center, LLC - Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law|