Michigan Closure/Post-Closure Plans: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Closure and post-closure standards: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 299.11003(1)(m), MAC r. 299.11003(1)(n), MAC r. 299.9613, and MAC r. 299.11003(1)(p) (interim status)

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General standards:

Closure notification: MAC r. 299.9613(2)

Closure certification: MAC r. 299.9613(3)

Financial assurance for closure and post-closure plans: MAC r. 299.9703 to 299.9709

Facility-specific standards:

Landfills: MAC r. 299.9619(6)

Surface impoundments: MAC r. 299.9616(3)

Miscellaneous units: MAC r. 299.9628(3)

Regulatory Agency

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Resource Management Division Hazardous Waste Section Hazardous and Liquid Industrial Waste Management Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Michigan follows the federal closure plan rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) and adds its own state requirements concerning closure notification and certification. The state follows the federal rules for post-closure plans. Michigan also follows the closure and post-closure standards for specific facilities, with additional requirements for hazardous waste landfills, surface impoundments, and miscellaneous units.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Hazardous Waste Section administers and enforces the TSDF closure and post-closure requirements in Michigan.

State Requirements


Closure Notification

MAC r. 299.9613(2)

Unlike the federal rules, the date on which the closure notification must be submitted in Michigan does not vary depending on the type of TSDF hazardous waste management unit being ...

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State Requirements

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