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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. For Additional Information about Permits at Public Notice follow this link.

Oil Dri Production Company

General Information

AI IDBranchSICCountyBasinStartEnd
1280Air 2
Stormwater 401
Water 2
3295, 1459TippahYazoo River11/10/1992 

Physical and Mailing Address

Physical Address (Primary)Mailing Address
1800 1/2 Highway 15 North
Ripley, MS 38663
PO Box 476
Ripley, MS 38663

Permits and Alternate/Historic AI Identifiers

Alt IDAlt NameAlt TypeStart DateEnd Date
262000014Oil Dri Production CompanyAir-Construction12/17/1996 
262000014Oil Dri Production CompanyAir-Construction12/09/2008 
262000014Oil Dri Production CompanyAir-Title V Operating07/09/199807/01/2003
262000014Oil Dri Production CompanyAir-Title V Operating05/17/200504/30/2010
262000014Oil Dri Production CompanyAir-Title V Operating12/08/201010/14/2015
262000014Oil Dri Production CompanyAir-Title V Operating10/14/201512/02/2019
262000014Oil Dri Production CompanyAir-Title V Operating12/02/201909/30/2020
MSR002306Oil Dri Production CompanyGP-Baseline04/13/201710/31/2020
MSR106068City of Ripley, Oil-Dri Production CompanyGP-Construction12/12/201103/10/2014
MSR320050Oil Dri Production CompanyGP-Mining11/10/199212/19/2007
MSR320050Oil Dri Production CompanyGP-Mining12/19/200712/10/2012
MSR320050Oil Dri Production CompanyGP-Mining12/10/201208/31/2017
MSR320050Oil Dri Production CompanyGP-Mining08/17/201803/31/2023
P83003Oil-Dri Production Company annualGeology-Mining-Permit03/07/198303/09/2008
P89020Oil-Dri Production Company annual/Martin-Tatum-Collum PitGeology-Mining-Permit09/14/198909/14/2009
P92019Oil-Dri Production Company annualGeology-Mining-Permit01/24/199201/24/2012
P92020Oil-Dri Production Company annualGeology-Mining-Permit01/24/199201/24/2012
P95004Oil-Dri Production Company annual/Martin Farm/Harrell PitGeology-Mining-Permit01/26/199501/26/2010
P95004Oil Dri Production CompanyGeology-Mining-Permit01/26/199512/31/2019
P99058Oil-Dri Production Company annual/Harrell-Tatum'Fortier PitGeology-Mining-Permit09/22/199909/22/2009
P00021AOil Dri Production Company, Tatum North Expansion MineGeology-Mining-Permit04/27/200003/31/2020
P00021AOil-Dri Production Company Tatum-Carter Dees Pit/INCOMPLETEGeology-Mining-Permit04/27/200004/27/2010
P01040Oil-Dri Production Company annualGeology-Mining-Permit11/15/200111/15/2011
P99059AOil Dri Production Company, Fortier, Hurt, Barber, PitGeology-Mining-Permit02/16/200603/12/2010
P00021AOil Dri Production Company, Tatum North Expansion MineGeology-Mining-Permit06/12/200705/31/2012
P99059AAOil Dri Production Company, R. Hurt 1-Fortier 2 MineGeology-Mining-Permit03/12/201002/28/2015
P99-058Oil Dri Production CompanyGeology-Mining-Permit06/16/201408/30/2019
1280Oil Dri Production CompanyGeology-Mining-Permit11/21/201909/22/2024
MSD982769705Oil Dri Production CompanyHazardous Waste-EPA ID10/12/2000 
MS0033812Oil Dri Production CompanyWater-NPDES05/14/199605/13/2001
MS0033812Oil Dri Production CompanyWater-NPDES01/08/200212/31/2006
MS0033812Oil Dri Production CompanyWater-NPDES07/23/200806/24/2013
MS0033812Oil Dri Production CompanyWater-NPDES06/24/201305/31/2018
MS0033812Oil Dri Production CompanyWater-NPDES02/15/201801/31/2023
MSP092297Oil Dri Production CompanyWater-Pretreatment08/19/201307/31/2018
MSP092297Oil Dri Production CompanyWater-Pretreatment04/24/201803/31/2023

Office of Pollution Control Contacts

NameAssignmentPhone Number
Saik, SandyGeology Administrative Contact(601) 961-5514
McCarley, KenGeology Application Review(662) 834-1867
McCarley, KenGeology Permit Manager(662) 834-1867
Pilgrim, KennethOffice of Pollution Control Air Compliance Manager(601) 961-5368
DeYoung, GarrettOffice of Pollution Control Air Compliance Staff(601) 961-5097
Whitlock, JaricusOffice of Pollution Control Air Permit Manager(601) 961-5747
Valchanova, IvelinaOffice of Pollution Control Air Permit Staff(601) 961-5333
Beasley, DannyOffice of Pollution Control Stormwater Compliance Manager(601) 961-5356
Drinnon, LeahOffice of Pollution Control Stormwater Compliance Staff(601) 961-5520
Bass, FloranceOffice of Pollution Control Stormwater Permit Manager(601) 961-5614
Span, CevionOffice of Pollution Control Stormwater Permit Staff(601) 961-5267
Griffith, MichaelOffice of Pollution Control Water Compliance Manager(601) 961-5559
Deignan, JenniferOffice of Pollution Control Water Compliance Staff(601) 961-5102
Williams, BeckyOffice of Pollution Control Water Permit Manager(601) 961-5580
Couch, SherrylOffice of Pollution Control Water Permit Staff(601) 961-5767

Active Permits Available Online

Permit TypePermit NumberIssue DatePermit Document
Air - Title V Modification2620-0001412/02/2019 click for document
Water - NPDES RenewalMS003381202/15/2018 click for document
Water - Pretreatment RenewalMSP09229704/24/2018 click for document

Active Coverages Available Online

Permit TypePermit NumberIssue DatePermit Document
General Permit - Mining RecoverageMSR32005008/17/2018 click for document

Current Status of Individual Permit Applications

ProgramPermit TypePermit NumberStatus DateStatus Desc.
AirConstruction PermitNone Assigned03/23/2010Application Withdrawn
AirTitle V Renewal2620-0001409/24/2020Send Draft Permit to Facility
WaterNPDES RenewalMS003381202/15/2018Permit Issued
WaterPretreatment RenewalMSP09229704/24/2018Permit Issued

Current Status of General Permit Applications

ProgramPermit TypePermit NumberStatus DateStatus Desc.PDF
General PermitBaseline CoverageMSR00230604/13/2017Coverage Issued click for document
General PermitConstruction CoverageMSR10606803/10/2014Coverage Terminated click for document
General PermitMining RecoverageMSR32005008/17/2018Coverage Terminated click for document

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