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Status of Generator Improvements Rule in Michigan

Status of Generator Improvements Rule in Michigan

The below is taken verbatim from the Michigan DEQ website. Contact: Ronda Blayer 517-284-6555 Agency: Environmental Quality On November 28, 2016, the final Generator Improvements Rule was published in 81 Federal Register 85732. These regulatory revisions were promulgated under the…

Distribution of the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest in Michigan

In an earlier article I summarized the responsibilities of a hazardous waste generator for the completion and distribution of the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest (Manifest).  Read: Use and Distribution of the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest.  That article dealt only with…

Michigan DEQ Launches New Drug Disposal Web Page

On April 29th, 2016 the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) launched its new Drug Disposal Web Page for businesses and citizens of Michigan.  It includes: Locations and information on drug “takeback” activities throughout the state. Provides information for the…

The Solvent Contaminated Wipes Rule in Michigan

On January 31st of 2014, the USEPA’s Solvent Wipe Rule became effective at the Federal level and in those states lacking authorization under RCRA to operate their own hazardous waste program.  As a state with an authorized hazardous waste program,…

Waste Prohibited from Landfill Disposal in Michigan

The following wastes are prohibited from landfill disposal under Part 115 of Act 451: Used oil Whole tires Liquid waste.  Liquid Industrial Waste is subject to strict regulation in Michigan. Returnable beverage containers.  Find a designated collection site and make…

Free Energy & Waste Assessments for Small Businesses in Michigan

The Retired Engineer Technical Assistance Program (RETAP) provides in-depth pollution prevention (P2) and energy conservation assessments to businesses with 500 or fewer employees in Michigan. RETAP assessments are performed by teams of retired engineers and are always free, confidential, non-regulatory, and…

HOUSEHOLD MEDICATION DISPOSAL EVENT AT THE STATE CAPITOL – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2013

Summer is moving fast and the Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) annual medication collection at the Capitol is upon us again. Clean out your medicine cabinet and bring your unused, unwanted, or expired household medications to the south Capitol lawn for safe…

The Michigan Environmental Audit Privilege & Immunity Law

If you have doubts about your compliance with environmental regulations (Federal or State) then you may live in fear of an inspection by an inspector of those agencies.  In Michigan, however, a business has the option to take part in…