Governing Law and Regulations
Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) Materials Management Division Hazardous Waste Program Section
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Michigan has adopted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in the state as of August 3, 2020, which includes standards that allow generators to treat hazardous waste on-site. The state has additional and more stringent requirements for treatment process assurance, facility permits and fees, treatment facility design and operation standards, and on-site treatment by generators. The state follows the federal regulations and treatment permit exemption for neutralizing hazardous waste in elementary ...