At the time of a release, the owner/operator is responsible for the corrective actions mandated by Part 213, Leaking Underground Storage Tanks, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 of PA 451, as amended (NREPA). Owners/operators are required to hire consultants that meet the qualifications in Section 21325 of Part 213 to perform corrective actions, and to submit specific reports required by the statute. The Remediation Division is charged with selectively auditing the final assessment reports and closure reports. The program contact is Joan Park 906-228-4520, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNDERGROUND AND ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANKS: The underground storage tank program and the aboveground storage tank program, along with the associated staff, were transferred from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), effective December 2, 2012. For underground and aboveground storage tank questions/forms/information please check the LARA website. The contact information is:
Bureau of Fire Services, Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Phone: 517-335-7260 E-mail: LARA-BFS-STD-TANKS@michigan.gov.