Groundwater Discharge and Water Resources Protection (Michigan)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Michigan

Applies to States or Provinces Michigan
Name Water Pollution Fee (Michigan)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Fees, Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source,4561,7-135-3313_4117-9706--,00.html


The Groundwater Program regulates discharge to groundwater under Part 31, Water Resources Protection, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451 and Part 22 Rules. Groundwater staff review applications for authorizations to discharge wastes and wastewaters to the ground or groundwaters of the state. Authorizations include permits, self-certifications, and exemptions. Upon completion of an application review, staff make recommendations leading to the determination of appropriate action including issuance or denial of an authorization to discharge.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Rick Rusz, Unit Chief
Department Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Division Water Resources Division

Place Lansing, Michigan
Phone 517-335-4709


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Part 31, PA 451 of 1994

Authority 2: MCL 324.3112

Authority 3: MCL 324.3118