Michigan Release Notification regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Michigan Release Notification: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Michigan Natural Resources Environmental Protection Act (NREPA): Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL) 324.11101 to 324.11152

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Air emissions: MCL 324.5509

Releases to water: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 324.2007

Hazardous substance releases: MCL 324.20114

Hazardous waste releases: MAC r. 299.9203, MAC r. 299.9410, and MAC r. 299.9607

Liquid industrial waste releases: MCL 324.12111

Medical waste releases: MCL 333.13823

Underground storage tank (UST) releases: MAC r. 29.2129 to 29.2139

Oil spills: MAC r. 324.1008

Pesticide releases: MAC r. 285.640.15

Transporter releases: MCL 480.19 and MAC r. 299.9410

Regulatory Agencies

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA)

State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)

Department of State Police (DSP)

Local emergency planning committees (LEPCs)

Local police and fire departments

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY RELEASE OR SPILL, CALLPollution Emergency Alerting System (PEAS)800-292-4706 (24 hours, in-state)517-373-7660 (24 hours, out-of-state)NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTER (NRC)800-424-8802 (24 hours)IF THE RELEASE IS A THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH OR SAFETY,ALSO CALL:911 or the local fire department, andthe local state police or state police operationsat 517-373-7660MDA AGRICULTURE POLLUTION EMERGENCY HOTLINE800-405-0101 (in-state)517-373-0440 (out-of-state)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Generally, Michigan follows the federal requirements for release notification. See the national section RELEASE NOTIFICATION for federal release notification requirements. Michigan has additional release notification ...


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Michigan Release Notification Resources

Type Title
Checklists CERCLA Release Reporting Checklist
Forms Spill/Release Report Form
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