Michigan Corrective Action regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Michigan Corrective Action: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Corrective action rules: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 299.9629

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Corrective action management unit (CAMU) rules: MAC r. 299.9635 and MAC r. 299.9639

Temporary unit rules: MAC r. 299.9636

Staging pile rules: MAC r. 299.9638

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) corrective action determination: Michigan Compiled Laws Annotated (MCL) 324.11115a

Cost estimates for corrective action: MAC r. 299.9712

Financial assurance for corrective action: MAC r. 299.9713

Risk-based corrective action (RBCA) for underground storage tanks (USTs): MCL 324.21304a to 324.21311a

Regulatory Agencies

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Resource Management Division Hazardous Waste Section Hazardous and Liquid Industrial Waste Management Program

DEQ Remediation Division (RD)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Michigan follows the federal corrective action regulations, revised by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2002, for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste units, including staging piles, corrective action management units (CAMUs), and temporary units (TUs). The state also follows the less stringent federal provision regarding placement of CAMU-eligible wastes in off-site hazardous waste landfills (MAC r. 299.9639). In addition, the state specifies cost estimates and financial assurance requirements in connection with performing corrective action at a hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF). The Michigan's risk-based corrective action rules emphasize the protection of the state's groundwater.

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