enSearch Online - Home
link to Mississippi.gov
link to MDEQ websitelink to EPD websitelink to ECED websitelink to DID website

The information contained in this report is obtained from MDEQ's enSite (electronic environmental Site Information System) System used by the Office of Pollution Control's Air Division, Environmental Permits Division and Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Division, and the Office of Geology's Mining and Reclamation Division. The purpose of the system is to support permitting and compliance activities of the Department of Environmental Quality. Regulatory programs that are supported by this database are the Surface Water National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Program; the Air Title V, Construction and Operating Programs; the Solid and Hazardous Waste Programs; Geology Surface Mining and Reclamation Division; and the Waste Tire Program (the UST program is currently not supported). There are other regulatory programs within the Department that do not currently utilize this database including programs managed by the Office of Land and Water, and the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Program.

Tyson Farms Inc, Carthage Processing Plant

General Information

AI IDBranchSICCountyBasinStartEnd
2443Agricultural2015LeakePearl River10/10/1989 


Physical and Mailing Address

Physical Address (Primary)Mailing Address
3865 Highway 35 North
Carthage, MS 39051
3865 Highway 35 North
Carthage, MS 39051


Permits and Alternate/Historic AI Identifiers

Alt IDAlt NameAlt TypeStart DateEnd Date
152000005Choctaw Maid Farms, Inc., Carthage Processing PlantAir-State Operating10/10/198910/01/1992
MSR110087Choctaw Maid Farms, Inc., Carthage Processing PlantGP-Baseline11/03/200012/19/2003
MSR110087Tyson Foods Inc, Carthage Processing PlantGP-Baseline12/19/200312/12/2005
MSR110087Tyson Foods, Inc., Choctaw Maid Farms IncGP-Baseline12/12/200511/08/2010
MSR110087Tyson Foods Inc, Carthage Processing PlantGP-Baseline11/08/201012/28/2015
MSR110087Tyson Foods, Inc., Carthage Processing PlantGP-Baseline12/28/201510/31/2020
MSR100513Choctaw Maid Farms, Inc., Carthage Processing PlantGP-Construction06/07/199507/13/1997
MSR103666Tyson Foods Inc, Carthage Processing PlantGP-Construction06/20/200505/31/2010
MSR107227Tyson Foods, Inc., Carthage Processing PlantGP-Construction08/01/2016 
MSR107227Tyson Farms Inc, Carthage Processing PlantGP-Construction10/26/201712/31/2021
MSR110087Choctaw Maid Farms, Inc., Carthage Processing PlantGP-Sara Title III11/10/199211/03/2000
MSR000005785Tyson Farms Inc, Carthage Processing PlantHazardous Waste-EPA ID09/28/1999 
MS0026140Choctaw Maid Farms, Inc., Carthage Processing PlantWater-NPDES04/23/199604/22/2001
MS0026140Choctaw Foods, Inc.Water-NPDES06/11/200112/19/2003
MS0026140Tyson Foods Inc, Carthage Processing PlantWater-NPDES12/19/200304/13/2006
MS0026140Tyson Foods Inc, Carthage Processing PlantWater-NPDES04/14/200612/06/2010
MS0026140Tyson Foods Inc, Carthage Processing PlantWater-NPDES12/06/201011/30/2015
MS0026140Tyson Farms Inc, Carthage Processing PlantWater-NPDES05/24/201604/30/2021


Office of Pollution Control Contacts

NameAssignmentPhone Number
Tomkins, TracyOffice of Pollution Control Air Permit Staff(601) 961-5622
Caron, KristaOffice of Pollution Control Hazardous Waste Manager(601) 961-5719
Bailey, SteveOffice of Pollution Control Stormwater Compliance Manager(601) 961-5056
Bailey, SteveOffice of Pollution Control Stormwater Compliance Staff(601) 961-5056
Beasley, DannyOffice of Pollution Control Water Compliance Manager(601) 961-5356
Tomkins, TracyOffice of Pollution Control Water Permit Staff(601) 961-5622


Active Permits Available Online

Permit TypePermit NumberIssue DatePermit Document
Water - NPDES RenewalMS002614005/24/2016 click for document


Active Coverages Available Online

Permit TypePermit NumberIssue DatePermit Document
General Permit - Baseline RecoverageMSR11008712/28/2015 click for document
General Permit - Construction RecoverageMSR10722710/26/2017 click for document


Current Status of Individual Permit Applications

ProgramPermit TypePermit NumberStatus DateStatus Desc.
AirConstruction Permit15200000508/23/1999Issue Letter Acknowledging Receipt of Application
AirState Operating Permit15200000508/17/2006Application Withdrawn
WaterNPDES RenewalMS002614005/24/2016Permit Issued


Current Status of General Permit Applications

ProgramPermit TypePermit NumberStatus DateStatus Desc.PDF
General PermitBaseline RecoverageMSR11008712/28/2015Coverage Terminated click for document
General PermitConstruction CoverageMSR10722710/26/2017Coverage Terminated click for document
General PermitSara III CoverageMSR11008711/03/2000Coverage Terminated

« enSearch Online - Home

Disclaimer: The information found in enSearch Online is for informational purposes only. While the Department makes reasonable efforts to maintain the data accurately and in a timely manner, enSearch Online is not a legal substitute for the official administrative files of the Department and will from time to time contain information that is not as complete as the information contained in the full administrative file of the agency. Additionally, typographical errors may occur in the transcription of written or typed information into the enSearch Online database; therefore, care should be taken to confirm the information in the database with information in the agency's administrative files. If any conflict exists between information contained in the enSearch Online database and the official administrative files of the Department, the official administrative files of the Department should be considered the official record. Nor is the posting of information on enSearch Online intended to replace the traditional methods of publishing public notice of certain documents as required by State and Federal statutes and/or regulations. EnSearch Online is intended to enhance the public's access to basic agency information. If you wish to review the official public records of the Department, you should contact the Public Records Officer of the Department at : Public Records Officer, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, PO Box 2261, Jackson, MS 39225-2261, Phone Number (601) 961-5611 or (601) 961-5171, Fax Number (601) 354-6356.