Michigan TSDF Responsibilities regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Michigan TSDF Responsibilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) rules: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 299.11003(1)(m) to 299.11003(1)(o); MAC r. 299.11003(1)(p) and MAC r. 299.11003(1)(q) (interim status), and MAC r. 299.9501 to 299.11107

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Financial assurance:

Closure, post-closure, and liability coverage: MAC r. 299.9702 to 299.9709

Liability coverage: MAC r. 299.9710

Financial mechanisms for closure and post-closure: MAC r. 299.9702 to 299.9709

Facility design and operation: MAC r. 299.9604

Operating record: MAC r. 299.9609

Liquid industrial by-product management requirements: Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL) 324.12101 to 324.12117, MAC r. 299.4315(8)(d), and MAC r. 299.4430(2)(c)

Regulatory Agency

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection Hazardous and Liquid Industrial Waste Management 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 rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) include the federal rules and some more stringent state requirements in connection with closure plans, contingency plan notification, financial assurance, groundwater, facility design and operation, facility permit (licensing) rules, disposal fee, manifests, operating record, and management of liquid industrial by-product.

In addition, Michigan regulates more substances as hazardous wastes than are regulated under the federal rules. See the state section LISTED WASTES for more information.

Administration and enforcement. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) ...


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