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Hazardous Waste Transporter RegistrationAgency: Environmental Quality
The Southeast Michigan District Office of the Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection (OWMRP), within the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), has responsibility for reviewing and issuing a credential under the Alliance for Uniform Hazardous Materials Transportation Procedures for the transportation of hazardous waste under the authority of the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act, 1998 PA 138.
A. NAME OF PERMIT OR APPROVAL:
Alliance for Uniform Hazardous Materials Transportation Procedures. Uniform Program Credential
B. STATUTORY AUTHORITY:
Hazardous Materials Transportation Act, Public Act 138 of 1998
C. APPLICABLE REGULATION:
Hazardous Materials Transportation Act
D. SUMMARY OF PERMIT/APPROVAL PROCESS:
1. Applicability (activities that require the permit)
Any transporter, who transports hazardous waste must be registered and permitted, and must receive a credential.
2. Pre-Application Requirements
3. Application Submission Requirements
4. Procedures and Time-Frame for Obtaining Permit or Approval
5. Operational Requirements
Applicant must comply with all applicable rules and regulations.
7. Appeal Process
The applicant with a current registration and permit credential, making a timely and complete application, who receives a notice that the MDEQ intends to deny the renewal may request a contested case hearing, by submitting a petition to the State Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules within ten days of the notice of denial. The petition can be obtained on the internet at the following location: www.michigan.gov/deq/0,1607,7-135-3307_4132_4157---,00.html. If the application is for a new registration and permit and not a renewal, there is no appeal provision. The hearing is a provision of the Administrative Procedures Act, 1969 PA 306, as amended.
8. Public Input Opportunities
The decision-maker in this process is the Transporter Program Manager in the HWMD. Complaints or comments related to a transporter may be filed with the MDEQ at any time. The complaints are investigated upon receipt and are considered in the annual decision-making process for renewal. A list of registered haulers can be found on the MDEQ program web page.
E. MICHIGAN BUSINESS ONE STOP:
Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Southeast Michigan District Office, 27700 Donald Court, Warren, Michigan 48092
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