The Office of Pollution Control, as part of the Department of Environmental Quality is the agency charged with the responsibility of enforcing federal and state laws to "...conserve the air and water and to protect, maintain and improve the quality thereof for public use."

The Office of Pollution Control performs its assigned responsibilities through the primary activities of :
  • permitting
  • monitoring
  • compliance
  • financial/technical assistance

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The History of OPC

Work Areas


Surface Water

Environmental Permits

Environmental Compliance and Enforcement

Field Services

Groundwater Assessment and Remediation

Emergency Services
24/7: (601) 352-9100 or 1-800-222-6362
8 AM to 5 PM Monday - Friday: (601) 961-5171

Contact Information

Click here for the Office of Pollution Control staff directory.

Street Address:
MDEQ 515 E. Amite St
Jackson, MS 39201
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Mailing Address:
Office of Pollution Control
P. O. Box 2261
Jackson, MS 39225

Fax Number:
(601) 354-6612