Michigan PCB Management regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Michigan PCB Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) compounds: Michigan Act No. 451 of the Public Acts of 1995 (Act), Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL) 324.14701 to 324.14705, and regulations at Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 299.3301 to 299.3319

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Definitions: MAC r. 299.3301

Exemptions: MAC r. 299.3304 to 299.3307

Small capacitor and transformer exemption: MAC r. 299.3304

Research exclusion: MAC r. 299.3305

Electric capacitor and transformer exclusion: MAC r. 299.3306

Exemption applications: MAC r. 299.3307

PCB reporting:

Notice of intent to use: MAC r. 299.3308

Annual use report: MAC r. 299.3309

Notice of intent to sell or manufacture: MAC r. 299.3311

Annual report of sale or manufacture: MAC r. 299.3312

Reports on cost of conversion: MAC r. 299.3319

Confidentiality of information: MAC r. 299.3303

PCB storage, handling, and transportation: MAC r. 299.3315

General disposal provisions: MAC r. 299.3313

Labeling for disposal: MAC r. 299.3310 and MAC r. 299.3314

Reporting PCB disposal: MAC r. 299.3316

Disposal methods: MAC r. 299.3317

Regulatory Agencies

Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. PCB rules in Michigan are substantially the same as federal rules and prohibit the manufacture, sale, and use of PCBs, or any mixture containing PCBs, and certain items, products, and materials containing certain concentrations of PCBs. State law also regulates PCB labeling, reporting requirements, and disposal. Compliance with state rules does not relieve a person of responsibility to conform ...

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