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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.

BFI Waste Systems of Mississippi LLC, Big River Landfill

General Information

AI IDBranchSICCountyBasinStartEnd
950Mining and Solid Waste Management4953WashingtonYazoo River01/01/1987 


Physical and Mailing Address

Physical Address (Primary)Mailing Address
52 Landfill Road
Leland, MS 38756
52 Landfill Road
Leland, MS 38756


Permits and Alternate/Historic AI Identifiers

Alt IDAlt NameAlt TypeStart DateEnd Date
280000071BFI Waste Systems of Mississippi LLC, Big River LandfillAir-Title V Operating10/14/200309/30/2008
280000071BFI Waste Systems of Mississippi LLC, Big River LandfillAir-Title V Operating04/14/200903/31/2014
280000071BFI Waste Systems of Mississippi, LLC, Big River LandfillAir-Title V Operating12/09/201411/30/2019
MSR500034BFI Waste Systems of North America Inc., Big River LandfillGP-Land Disposal11/10/199207/13/1997
MSD985980069BFI Waste Systems of North America Inc., Big River LandfillHazardous Waste-EPA ID10/12/2000 
SW07601B0386BFI Waste Systems of North America Inc., Big River LandfillSolidWaste-MSW Landfill02/13/199610/13/2003
SW07601B0386BFI Waste Systems of Mississippi LLC, Big River LandfillSolidWaste-MSW Landfill10/14/200302/13/2006
SW07601B0386BFI Waste Systems of Mississippi LLC, Big River LandfillSolidWaste-MSW Landfill01/09/200712/31/2016
WQC1988007Browning Ferris Industries of MSWQC Number05/06/1988 
WQC1988072Browning Ferris Industries of Mississippi Inc., Construction of LandfillWQC Number09/09/1988 
WQC2009007Allied Waste Industries, Incorporated, Big River Landfill ExpansionWQC Number04/16/2009 
MSS051853BFI Waste Systems of North America Inc., Big River LandfillWater-NPDES02/13/199602/12/2001
MSS051853BFI Waste Systems of Mississippi LLC, Big River LandfillWater-NPDES10/14/200309/30/2008
MSS051853BFI Waste Systems of Mississippi LLC, Big River LandfillWater-NPDES04/14/200903/31/2014
MSS051853BFI Waste Systems of Mississippi LLC, Big River LandfillWater-NPDES12/09/201411/30/2019
MSP090577BFI Waste Systems of North America Inc., Big River LandfillWater-Pretreatment02/13/199602/12/2001
MSP090577BFI Waste Systems of Mississippi LLC, Big River LandfillWater-Pretreatment10/14/200309/30/2008
MSP090577BFI Waste Systems of Mississippi LLC, Big River LandfillWater-Pretreatment04/14/200903/31/2014
MSP090577BFI Waste Systems of Mississippi LLC, Big River LandfillWater-Pretreatment12/09/201411/30/2019


Office of Pollution Control Contacts

NameAssignmentPhone Number
Root, MichelleOffice of Pollution Control Air Compliance Manager(601) 961-5662
Pilgrim, KennethOffice of Pollution Control Air Compliance Staff(601) 961-5368
Caron, KristaOffice of Pollution Control Hazardous Waste Manager(601) 961-5719
Mayeu, EthanOffice of Pollution Control Solid Waste Compliance Manager(601) 961-5613
Griffith, MichaelOffice of Pollution Control Water Compliance Manager(601) 961-5559
Atkins, CaitlynOffice of Pollution Control Water Compliance Staff(601) 961-5102
Nester, BeckyOffice of Pollution Control Water Permit Staff(601) 961-5580


Active Permits Available Online

Permit TypePermit NumberIssue DatePermit Document
Air - Title V Renewal2800-0007112/09/2014 click for document
Water - NPDES Admin ModMSS05185303/26/2015 click for document
Water - Pretreatment RenewalMSP09057712/09/2014 click for document


Current Status of Individual Permit Applications

ProgramPermit TypePermit NumberStatus DateStatus Desc.
AirTitle V Renewal2800-0007112/09/2014Permit Issued
Solid WasteMun Landfill RenewalSW07601B038612/16/2016Additional Information Requested from Applicant
WaterNPDES Admin ModMSS05185303/26/2015Permit Issued
WaterPretreatment RenewalMSP09057712/09/2014Permit Issued


Current Status of General Permit Applications

ProgramPermit TypePermit NumberStatus DateStatus Desc.PDF
General PermitLand Disposal CoverageMSR50003410/14/2003Coverage Terminated


Current Status of Water Quality Certification

ProgramTypeCert No.Status DateStatus Desc.
Water Quality401 CertificationWQC200900704/21/2009Water Quality Certification Issued

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