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Michigan Hazardous Waste Disposal: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste disposal facility rules: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 299.11003(1)(m) to 299.11003(1)(o), MAC r. 299.9601 to r. 299.9640, MAC r. 299.11003(1)(p), and MAC r. 299.11003(1)(q) (interim status)

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Hazardous waste landfill fees: Michigan Compiled Laws 324.11108

Land disposal restrictions: MAC r. 299.11003(1)(u)

Regulatory Agency

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection (OWMRP) Hazardous Waste Section

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Michigan has adopted the federal hazardous waste disposal requirements by reference and added some more stringent rules in connection with permit applications and fees, facility design standards, and landfill disposal fees.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Hazardous Waste Section administers and enforces the hazardous waste disposal requirements in Michigan.

State Requirements

DISPOSAL FACILITY PERMITS AND FEES

Owners and operators of hazardous waste disposal facilities must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay state permit fees. The state's more stringent permit standards and fees are reviewed in the state section TSDF PERMITS.

FACILITY DESIGN STANDARDS

Owners and operators of hazardous waste landfills, land treatment facilities, and surface impoundments in Michigan are subject to the state's additional design standards. The state's additional design standards focus on liner and leak detection systems as well as on closure requirements. Refer to the state sections LANDFILLS, LAND TREATMENT, and SURFACE IMPOUNDMENTS ...


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