Michigan Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Michigan Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste:

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Transporters: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 299.9406

Pesticides: MAC r. 285.640.7

Solid waste facilities:

Municipal solid waste Type II landfills: MAC r. 299.4427

Type III landfills: MAC r. 299.4315(3)

Processing plants and transfer facilities: MAC r. 299.4509(1) and MAC r. 299.4507(1)


Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act, MCL 325.1001 to 325.1023

Drinking water: MAC r. 325.10703 and MAC r.325.10735

Oil spill prevention: MAC r. 324.2006

Regulatory Agencies

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Michigan State Police (MSP) Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (EMHSD)

Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Michigan's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, which follows the federal program. See the national sections RISK MANAGEMENT and SECURITY for more information.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) has requested those who manufacture, transport, store, sell, distribute, and use agricultural chemicals or pesticides to be especially vigilant for suspicious activity and to be extremely proactive in all security measures. For a summary of Michigan's pesticide regulatory requirements, see the state section PESTICIDES.

Michigan adopts by reference the federal rules for the security of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) in connection with facility security during the life of the TSDF and during a disposal facility's post-closure care period. Michigan adopts by reference the federal rules for storage of hazardous waste munitions and ...

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