Michigan Spill Prevention (SPCC Plan) regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Michigan Spill Prevention (SPCC Plan): What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Pollution Incident Prevention Plan (PIPP) requirements: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 324.2001 to r. 324.2009

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Threshold Management Quantities (TMQ): MAC r. 324.2002

Definitions: MAC r. 324.2001 to 324.2002

Plan content: MAC r. 324.2006

General facility information: MAC r. 324.2006(1)

Emergency notification: MAC r. 324.2006(1)(b)

Spill control and cleanup: MAC r. 324.2006(1)(c)

Polluting material inventory: MAC r. 324.2006(1)(d)

Site plans: MAC r. 324.2006(1)(e)

Secondary containment: MAC r. 324.2006(1)(f)

Facility security: MAC r. 324.2006(1)(h)

Facility surveillance: MAC r. 324.2004

Conditional exemptions: MAC r. 324.2003

Underground storage tanks (USTs): MAC r. 29.2109

Regulatory Agencies

Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE) Water Resource Division

State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)

Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPC)

Local Health Departments

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In addition to the federal Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan required under federal law, Michigan requires that specific facilities develop and implement a Pollution Incident Prevention Plan (PIPP).

Administration and enforcement. EPA Region 5 has primary responsibility for administering the federal SPCC plan requirements in Michigan. DNRE's district offices are responsible for the management of Michigan's PIPP program.

State Requirements


See the state section OIL SPILLS for specific reporting requirements.


MAC r. 324.2001 to 324.2009

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