Michigan Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air pollution control: Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL) 408.774, MCL 324.6102, MCL 336.107, MCL 324.5522, and MCL 324.5529 to 324.5531

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Asbestos: MCL 338.3417, MCL 338.3307, and MCL 338.3311

Flammable materials transporters: MCL 257.722a

Hazardous materials transporters: MCL 480.17c and MCL 29.477

Hazardous waste: MCL 324.11151, MCL 324.17107, MCL 324.14705, MCL 324.14807, and MCL 324.11147

Transporters: MCL 324.11147

Medical waste: MCL 333.13831, Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 325.1548

Pesticides: MCL 324.8333 and MAC r. 285.637.17

Remediation: MCL 324.20107 and MCL 324.20139

Solid waste: MCL 324.11527(2), MCL 324.11546, MCL 324.11549, and MCL 324.16909

Liquid industrial waste: MCL 324.12116

Septage waste transporters: MCL 324.11719

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): MCL 324.21101 et seq.

Used oil: MCL 324.16704(4)


Drinking water: MCL 325.1021, MCL 325.1022, MCL 325.1011a, MCL 325.1011b(4), and MCL 325.1007

Underground injection control (UIC): MCL 324.61520

Sewage: MCL 324.4110 and MCL 324.3115

Inland lakes and streams: MCL 324.30112

Wetlands: MCL 324.30316

Workplace safety and health: Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Act (MIOSHA), MCL 408.1035

Regulatory Agencies

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA)

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth (DLEG) Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA)

Michigan State Police (MSP)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

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