On August 3, 2020, amendments to Michigan’s hazardous waste rules promulgated under Part 111 (Hazardous Waste Management) of Michigan’s Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994, PA 451, as amended (Part 111) became effective.
One of the requirements of these amendments is that Small Quantity Generators (SQGs) of hazardous waste must submit renotification of hazardous waste activities by completing Michigan Site Identification Form (EQP 5150) by September 1, 2021 and every four years thereafter. The completed EQP 5150 form is to be submitted to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE). The generator categories (Large Quantity Generator (LQG), Small Quantity Generator (SQG), or Very Small Quantity Generator (VSQG) are defined by the quantities of acute and non-acute hazardous waste generated in a calendar month. A SQG is defined as a generator that generates:
If your business falls into the SQG category, you can submit the EQP 5150 form in one of three ways:
The Michigan Site Identification Form (EQP 5150) can be found at the following link: https://lnks.gd/l/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJidWxsZXRpbl9saW5rX2lkIjoxMDUsInVyaSI6ImJwMjpjbGljayIsImJ1bGxldGluX2lkIjoiMjAyMTAzMTUuMzY5ODMwMDEiLCJ1cmwiOiJodHRwczovL3d3dy5taWNoaWdhbi5nb3YvZG9jdW1lbnRzL2RlcS9kZXEtd2htLWh3cC1FUVA1MTUwXzIxNDUxMF83LnBkZiJ9.0gJikZ0WNWsJNfNREnMG9TPRkn7AQAfYVAVrwZZQy2o/s/179685341/br/99905776239-l
To learn more about the requirements for SQG, EGLE has provided a SQG guidance document at the following link: https://lnks.gd/l/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJidWxsZXRpbl9saW5rX2lkIjoxMDgsInVyaSI6ImJwMjpjbGljayIsImJ1bGxldGluX2lkIjoiMjAyMTAzMTUuMzY5ODMwMDEiLCJ1cmwiOiJodHRwczovL3d3dy5taWNoaWdhbi5nb3YvZG9jdW1lbnRzL2VnbGUvZWdsZS10b3UtbW1kLVNRRy1SZXF1aXJlbWVudHNfNjk4NDE1XzcucGRmIn0.Dqtc7WAdd7siRxHhn-HJmvcTHCLfb1GJ_-wRq66AW6o/s/179685341/br/99905776239-l
Should you have questions about hazardous waste management or need assistance with a compliance and/or cleanup matter, please feel free to contact us at GGTM Law.
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