Governing Law and Regulations
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Resource Management Division Hazardous Waste Section Hazardous and Liquid Industrial Waste Management Program
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Michigan follows the federal closure plan rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) and adds its own state requirements concerning closure notification and certification. The state follows the federal rules for post-closure plans. Michigan also follows the closure and post-closure standards for specific facilities, with additional requirements for hazardous waste landfills, surface impoundments, and miscellaneous units.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Hazardous Waste Section administers and enforces the TSDF closure and post-closure requirements in Michigan.
MAC r. 299.9613(2)
Unlike the federal rules, the date on which the closure notification must be submitted in Michigan does not vary depending on the type of TSDF hazardous waste management unit being ...