About the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

Mission Statement and Values

The mission of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality is to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of present and future generations of Mississippians by conserving and improving our environment and fostering wise economic growth through focused research and responsible regulation.

Mailing Addresses 
Locations and Directions
Phone Numbers

(601) 961-5171
(888) 786-0661

Staff Directory

State of Mississippi Government Phone Directory 

Business Hours:

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d (“Title VI”), MDEQ assures that no person, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity for which MDEQ receives federal assistance.