Governing Law and Regulations
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection Hazardous Waste 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 hazardous waste treatment rules incorporate by reference the federal requirements and add the state's more stringent rules 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 neutralization units (ENUs).
Note: Michigan regulates more substances as hazardous wastes than do the federal rules. Therefore, more substances are ...