NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994
324.12113 Treatment, storage, or disposal of liquid industrial by-product; requirements.
(1) Storage of liquid industrial by-product, whether at the location of generation, under the control of the transporter, or at the designated facility, shall be protected from weather, fire, physical damage, and vandals. All vehicles, containers, and tanks used to hold by-product shall be closed or covered, except when necessary to add or remove by-product, or otherwise managed in accordance with applicable state laws, to prevent the escape of by-product. The exterior of all vehicles, containers, and tanks used to hold by-product shall be kept free of by-product and its residue.
(2) Except as otherwise authorized pursuant to this section or other applicable statutes or rules or orders of the department, liquid industrial by-product shall be managed to prevent by-product from being discharged into the soil, surface water or groundwater, or a drain or sewer, or discharged in violation of part 55.
(3) A person shall treat, store, and dispose of liquid industrial by-product in accordance with all applicable statutes and rules and orders of the department.
(4) This part does not prohibit a publicly owned treatment works from accepting liquid industrial by-product from the premises of a person, and does not prohibit a person from engaging, employing, or contracting with a publicly owned treatment works. However, a publicly owned treatment works that receives by-product by means of transportation is a designated facility and shall comply with section 12112.
(5) A person shall not treat, store, or dispose of liquid industrial by-product in a surface impoundment, unless the surface impoundment has a discharge or storage permit authorized under part 31 or, in the case of leachate, is authorized in a permit issued under part 115.
(6) Activities regulated under part 615 or the rules, orders, or instructions under that part or regulated under part C of title XIV of the public health service act, 42 USC 300h to 300h-8, or the regulations promulgated under that act, are exempt from the requirements of this section.
History: 1994, Act 451, Eff. Mar. 30, 1995
Am. 2008, Act 8, Imd. Eff. Feb. 20, 2008
Am. 2015, Act 224, Eff. Mar. 16, 2016
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA
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