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 has adopted the majority of the federal hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit requirements, including those for remedial action plans, but has not included the federal standardized permit provisions. Michigan calls TSDF permits "licenses" and requires TSDFs to have an operating license (based on the federal TSDF permit requirements) and pay license application fees. TSDF owners and operators must also file a notice with the office of the register of deeds in the county in which the facility is located that provides a legal description of the facility and states that the ...