Mineral Wells

  • Mineral Wells

    The Oil, Gas, and Minerals Division (OGMD) of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) administers Part 625, Mineral Wells, of the Natural Resources Environmental Protection Act (NREPA), 1994 PA 451, as amended. This statute and the promulgated rules govern aspects of well location, drilling, operation, plugging, and restoration for solution mining wells, brine production wells, certain types of disposal wells, and test wells associated with mineral exploration and extraction.  Mineral resources such as metallics, limestone, salt, potash, and natural mineral brines are important to many Michigan industries.

  • US EPA Region 5 Underground Injection Control Program