Part 121 Liquid Industrial By-Products (formerly Liquid Industrial Waste) Reporting

Contact: Jeanette Noechel 586-494-5091
Agency: Environmental Quality

As of March 2016, as a result of a change in the law, facilities receiving liquid industrial by-products from off-site via public roadway must report their liquid industrial by-products activity to the DEQ.  Liquid industrial by-product receiving facilities, also called “liquid industrial by-products designated facilities,” must submit an annual report detailing their liquid industrial by-product activities occurring from January 1st to December 31st in the prior year by April 30th each year.  Examples of materials that are typically subject to regulation as liquid industrial by-product include:

  • catch basin, sanitary sewer, or storm sewer clean-out waste
  • food processing wastewaters
  • used oil
  • brine        
  • animal and vegetable fats
  • liquids exempted from hazardous waste regulation like fuels being recycled
  • universal waste liquids like pharmaceuticals and antifreeze

For the 2018 reporting year, designated facilities are to use the updated EQP1602 Form and EQP1602 Form Instructions.  After opening the Form using the link in the previous sentence, select "File," then "Save As," and save the file on your computer for editing.  Once the reporting form is completed, it can be e-mailed to or printed and mailed to:

Data Management and Tracking Unit
PO Box 30241
Lansing, MI 48909-7741

Upon receipt, the DEQ will send acknowledgment via e-mail that the report was received.

To learn more about whether your facility is subject to the liquid industrial by-product designated facility handling and reporting requirements:

For questions about liquid industrial by-product reporting, obtaining or updating a Site Identification Number, or other liquid industrial by-product requirements, please contact your local hazardous waste and liquid industrial by-product inspector listed below.

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