Hazardous Waste Management (Michigan)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Michigan|
|Name||Hazardous Waste Management (Michigan)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Safety and Operational Guidelines|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS|
|Program Administrator||Michigan Department of Environmental Quality - Water Resources Divsion|
A person shall not generate, dispose, store, treat, or transport hazardous waste in this state without complying with the requirements of this article. The department, in the conduct of its duties as prescribed under this part, shall assist in encouraging, developing, and implementing methods of hazardous waste management that are environmentally sound, that maximize the utilization of valuable resources, that encourage resource conservation, including source separation, recycling, and waste reduction, and that are consistent with the plan to be provided by the department.
In addition, the department, in the conduct of its duties as prescribed by this part, shall assist in implementing the policy of this state to minimize the placement of untreated hazardous waste in disposal facilities. Except as otherwise provided in this section, each owner or operator of a landfill shall pay to the department a fee assessed on hazardous waste disposed of in a landfill. The fee shall be based on the quantity of hazardous waste specified on the manifest or monthly operating report.
|Contact Name||Lindacarol Leiter|
|Department||Michigan Department of Environmental Quality|
|Division||Resource Management Division|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Part 111 of 1994 P.A. 451, as amended|
|Authority 2:||Admin. Rules for Part 111|