Michigan Fugitive Emissions regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Michigan Fugitive Emissions: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Fugitive dust emissions: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 336.1371 and MAC r. 336.1372

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Program implementation: MAC r. 336.1371

Dust control methods: MAC r. 336.1372

Visible emissions: MAC r. 336.1352 and MAC r. 336.1358 to 336.1367

Fugitive volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from equipment leaks: MAC r. 299.9631, MAC r. 336.1622, MAC r. 336.1628, and MAC r. 336.1629

Petroleum refineries: MAC r. 336.1622

Synthetic organic chemical and polymer manufacturing: MAC r. 336.1628

Natural gas processing: MAC r. 336.1629

Odor: MAC r. 324.1013

Noise: MAC r. 299.4315, MAC r. 299.4431, MAC r. 299.4507, and MAC r. 299.4509

Regulatory Agency

Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE) Air Quality Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Michigan has established a comprehensive program for controlling fugitive dust emissions, as well as visible emissions, odor, and noise requirements. In addition to incorporating by reference many of the federal standards addressing VOC leaks, the state also requires petroleum refineries, natural gas facilities, synthetic organic chemical and polymer production facilities, and transfer, storage, and disposal facilities to monitor for fugitive emissions of VOCs, and repair any leaks. The leak detection programs generally follow the federal requirements. Fugitive emissions of VOCs and other chemical substances are facility-specific. See the terms of your operating permit and contact DEQ for VOC and other chemical fugitive emissions control rules and procedures.

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Michigan Fugitive Emissions Resources

Type Title
Forms Visible Emissions Observation Form (SFN-8441)
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