Governing Law and Regulations
Generator requirements: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 299.11003(1)(k) and MAC r. 299.9301 to r. 299.9313
Generators of hazardous waste:
Generator classification: MAC r. 299.9205 and MAC r.299.9306
Records and reports: MAC r. 299.9307 and MAC r. 299.9308
Conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) rules: MAC r. 299.9205 and MAC r. 299.4103(o)
Generators of liquid industrial by-product
Liquid industrial by-product management requirements: Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL) 324.12101 to 324.12117
Definition of liquid industrial by-product: MCL 324.12101(n)
Liquid industrial by-product hazardous waste determination: MCL 324.12103(1)(a)
On-site storage of liquid industrial by-product: MCL 324.12103 and MCL 324.12113
Off-site transportation for liquid industrial by-product: MCL 324.12105, and MCL 324.12109
Recordkeeping for liquid industrial by-product: MCL 324.12103
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection Hazardous and Liquid Industrial Waste Management Section
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Michigan's generator responsibility requirements include the federal rules and additional, more stringent state requirements. Of greatest significance to generators in Michigan is that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) regulates more substances as hazardous waste than does the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Therefore, in Michigan, a greater number of people are regulated as hazardous waste generators.
There are also additional state requirements in ...