Michigan Leak Detection regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Michigan Leak Detection: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 29.5101 to 29.5516

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Air emissions: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 336.1622, MAC r. 336.1628, and MAC r. 336.1629

Land treatment facilities: MAC r. 299.4437, MAC r. 299.9621, and MAC r. 299.9622

Mineral wells: MAC r. 299.2445

Storage tanks: MAC r. 29.2121 to 29.2127 and MAC r. 29.5230

Regulatory Agency

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Air Quality Division

DEQ Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection

DEQ Office of Oil, Gas, and Minerals

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Michigan follows federal leak detection requirements with additional rules for air emissions sources, landfills, land treatment facilities, mineral wells, pesticide storage, oil and gas facilities, aboveground storage tanks (ASTs), and underground storage tanks (USTs). See the national section LEAK DETECTION for a discussion of federal leak detection requirements. In addition, refer to the state section RELEASE NOTIFICATION to review Michigan's leak response and reporting requirements.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection administers and enforces the leak detection rules for hazardous waste facilities in Michigan. DEQ's Office of Oil, Gas, and Minerals is responsible for mineral mining facilities, including requirements for leak detection. DEQ's Air Quality Division is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the state's fugitive emissions control rules.

State Requirements


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