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Scrap Tire Collection Site RegistrationAgency: Environmental Quality
The Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection (OWMRP) within the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality(MDEQ), has the responsibility for reviewing annual applications for registration of scrap tire collection sites under the authority of Part 169 of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended. The purpose of the registration is to identify such collection sites to enable the MDEQto ensure that scrap tires are managed in a manner that protects the public health, the environment, and the public trust.
A. NAME OF PERMIT OR APPROVAL:
Scrap Tire Collection Site Registration Application (Form EQP 5134). This form is available on the MDEQ website.
B. STATUTORY AUTHORITY:
Part 169, Scrap Tires, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Public Act 451 of 1994, as amended
C. APPLICABLE REGULATION:
No administrative rules.
D. SUMMARY OF PERMIT/APPROVAL PROCESS:
Any scrap tire collection site, other than a disposal area licensed under Part 115, a race course, or a feed storage, location that contains 500 or more scrap tires on one or more adjacent pieces of property that is not associated with a tire retail operation; or 1,500 or more scrap tires on one or more adjacent pieces of property that is owned or leased by a retailer; or 2,500 or more scrap tires on one or more adjacent pieces of property that is owned or leased by an automotive recycler; or one or more pieces of adjacent property where more than 150 cubic yards of scrap tire processed material is accumulated if that property is owned or leased by a commercial contractor that is authorized to use the scrap tire processed material as an aggregate replacement in a manner approved by a designation of inertness for scrap tires or is otherwise authorized for such use by the department under part 115.
2. Pre-Application Requirements
3. Application Submission Requirements
4. Procedures and Time-Frame for Obtaining Permit or Approval
5. Operational Requirements
$200 per annual registration
7. Appeal Process
No formal appeal process is outlined in the governing Statute. However, the right to a contested case hearing can be created when an agency seeks to modify or terminate an existing license or entitlement. MCL 24.201 et seq.
8. Public Input Opportunities
The decision-maker in this process is the Chief of the Sustainable Materials Management Unit. Complaints or comments related to a site may be filed with the MDEQ at any time. The complaints are investigated and if they are validated through a finding of a violation then this would be considered in the decision-making process. The MDEQ maintains a list of registered facilities
Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 30241, Lansing, Michigan 48909-7741
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