Miss. Code Ann. § 17-17-17
MISSISSIPPI CODE of 1972
*** Current through the 2012 Regular Session ***
TITLE 17. LOCAL GOVERNMENT; PROVISIONS COMMON TO COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES
CHAPTER 17. SOLID WASTES DISPOSAL
SOLID WASTES DISPOSAL
Miss. Code Ann. § 17-17-17 (2012)
§ 17-17-17. Unauthorized dumps as public nuisance per se
The formation of unauthorized dumps is hereby declared to be a public nuisance per se, menacing public health and unlawful, and any person who forms an unauthorized dump shall be punished as provided in Section 17-17-29. Existing dumps shall be eliminated by removal or on-site burial.
HISTORY: SOURCES: Laws, 1974, ch. 573, § 4, eff from and after passage (approved April 24, 1974).