Michigan Hazardous Waste Storage regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Michigan Hazardous Waste Storage: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste storage facility design and operating standards: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 299.9604

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Container requirements: MAC r. 299.9614

Surface impoundment requirements: MAC r. 299.9616 and MAC r. 299.9620 to 299.9622

Permitted storage facilities:

Hazardous waste storage tank requirements: MAC r. 299.9615

Hazardous waste storage facility permit rules and fees: MAC r. 299.9501 to 299.9525

Facility design and operation standards: MAC r. 299.9604

Generator on-site storage rule: MAC r. 299.9304(1), and MAC r. 299.9305 to MAC r. 299.9307

Generator secondary containment: MAC r. 9306(1)(d)(i) and MAC r. 299.9307(1)(b)(i)(A)

Accumulation areas: MAC r. 299.9304(1), MAC r. 299.9306(1), and MAC r. 299.9307(1)

Waste identification number: MAC r. 299.9304(1)(e)(xii), MAC r. 299.9305(1)(e), MAC r. 299.9306(1)(d)(i)(G), MAC r. 299.9307(1)(b)(i)(I), and MAC r. 299.9614(1)(b)

Satellite storage: MAC r. 299.9305

Large quantity generators (LQGs) accumulating F006 on-site:

Units: MAC r. 299.9307(3)(d)(i) and MAC r. 299.9307(3)(d)(ii)

Containers: MAC r. 299.9307(1)(b)(i)(A)

Tanks: MAC r. 299.9307(1)(b)(ii)

Regulatory Agency

Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) Materials Management Division Hazardous Waste Program Section

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Michigan follows the federal requirements for generators accumulating (storing) hazardous waste on-site without a permit through its adoption of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in Michigan as of August 3, 2020. Michigan has added several more stringent rules applicable to owners and operators of permitted hazardous waste storage facilities, hazardous ...

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