Michigan Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Michigan Solid Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid waste transporters:

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Transporting units: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 299.4601, MAC r. 299.4602, and Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL) 324.11526(1)

Liquid industrial by-product: MCL 324.12102 to 324.12117

Definition: MCL 324.12101

Registration and signage: 324.12105 and 324.12107

Vehicle condition: MCL 324.12107

Shipping document: MCL 324.12109

Emergency notification: MCL 324.12111

Septage waste transporters: MCL 324.11701 to 324.11719

Definition: MCL 324.11701

License and application: MCL 324.11702, MCL 324.11703, and MCL 324.11706

Training: MCL 324.11703

Vehicle license: MCL 324.11704

Operation: MCL 324.11704 and MCL 324.11705

Vehicle display: MCL 324.11707 and MCL 324.12105

Disposal: MCL 324.11708, MCL 324.11709, and MCL 324.12105

Recordkeeping: MCL 324.11703

Fees: MCL 324.11717 and MCL 324.11717b

Scrap tire transporters: MCL 324.16901 and MCL 324.16905

Definition: MCL 324.16901

Registration: MCL 324.16905(1) and MCL 324.16905(2)

Transportation records: MCL 324.16905(3) and MCL 324.16905(5)

Disposal: MCL 324.16905(4)

Regulatory Agencies

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection

Local certified health departments

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Michigan has general requirements for vehicles that transport solid (nonhazardous) waste. The state has established regulations for the transportation of septage waste that include licensing and operational requirements.

Transporters of hazardous waste in Michigan are required to carry registration and permit credentials under the National Uniform Hazardous ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements
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