Governing Law and Regulations
Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE) Hazardous and Liquid Industrial Waste Program Hazardous Waste Program Section
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Owners and operators of land treatment facilities in Michigan must comply with the federal land treatment facility rules and include a leak detection system in all new units and lateral expansions or replacements of existing units at the land treatment facilities. In addition, owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) that engage in land treatment activities must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit fees. See the state section TSDF PERMITS for information on Michigan's permit and fee requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. DNRE's Hazardous and Liquid Industrial Waste Program administers and enforces the land treatment facility requirements in Michigan.
LINER LEAK DETECTION SYSTEM
MAC r. 299.9622(1)
Unlike the federal rules, Michigan requires new units and a lateral expansion or replacement of an existing unit at a land treatment facility to include a leak detection system. The system must be capable of detecting, collecting, and ...