Legal Division

The MDEQ Legal Division consisting of attorneys and support staff who work directly under the authority of the Executive Director. The Legal Division provides support in permitting and enforcement matters, assists in drafting legislation and regulations, and represents the Department, the Commission on Environmental Quality, and the Permit Board before state and federal courts. The attorneys of the Legal Division are not assigned to specific practice areas; each participates in the full spectrum of agency representation.

Current Legislation

The Legislature maintains a complete and up-to-date website on pending and recent legislative developments. For environmental developments, click on the links leading to the work of the Environmental Protection, Conservation, and Water Resources Committee in the Senate and the Conservation and Water Resources Committee in the House of Representatives.

Contact Legal Division

The view a directory of the Legal Division staff click here.

Mailing Address

Legal Division
P. O. Box 2249
Jackson, MS 39225

Physical Address

515 East Amite St.
Jackson, MS 39201
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