Laws and Rules
Environmental requirements are included in both state and federal statutes, also called acts, and administrative rules.
Most of Michigan's environmental acts were consolidated into the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994, PA 451, as amended (Act 451). Act 451 is organized into sections called "Parts."
The Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules (MOAHR) maintains the rules promulgated under Michigan statutes. The EGLE administrative rules, organized by division, are on the Michigan Administrative Code Web site.
The MOAHR tracks rules in the promulgation process. Go to their Pending Rules Changes Web site.
- EGLE Regulatory Plan for 2018-2019
Annually, the department publishes a plan that identifies the rules that will be amended or new rules that will be promulgated for the coming year.
- State Laws and Rules Administered by EGLE
This spreadsheet lists all of the statutes EGLE administers and where applicable identifies the corresponding rules.