Environmental Rules Review Committee

  • Public Act 267 of 2018 created the Environmental Rules Review Committee (ERRC) to oversee the rulemaking of the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy. The ERRC is comprised of four ex-officio department heads and 12 members, appointed by the governor, who represent different industries and organizations outlined in statute.

    For ERRC information, contact Dale Shaw, Regulatory Affairs Officer, at 517-284-6907 or ShawD2@Michigan.gov

  • AIR QUALITY DIVISION'S 2021-24 EQ - PART 8 - EMISSION LIMITATIONS AND PROHIBITIONS - OXIDES OF NITROGEN RULEMAKING

    • On March 17, 2021 the Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules (MOAHR) approved EGLE's Request for Rulemaking (RFR) for 2021-24 EQ and sent the RFR to the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) and the ERRC.
    • No meeting of the ERRC's Chair and Vice-Chair was requested.  Once the Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) and Draft Rules are completed, they will be reviewed by the ERRC.


    REMEDIATION AND REDEVELOPMENT DIVISION'S 2020-130 EQ - CLEANUP CRITERIA REQUIREMENTS FOR RESPONSE ACTIVITY

    • On January 15, 2021 the Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules (MOAHR) approved EGLE's Request for Rulemaking (RFR) for 2020-130 EQ and sent the RFR to the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) and the ERRC.
    • No meeting of the ERRC's Chair and Vice-Chair was requested.  Once the Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) and Draft Rules are completed, they will be reviewed by the ERRC.
    • On April 20, 2021 the 2020-130 EQ Draft Rule and 2020-130 EQ RIS were sent to MOAHR and the ERRC.
    • On April 28, 2021 the ERRC deliberated and agreed this rule set met the criteria per MCL 24.266 (4).  A motion to move this rule set forward in the rulemaking process without further ERRC oversight was passed by nine voting members.  Two members abstained.
    • To follow this rule through the rest of the rulemaking process; see pending rule # 2020-130 EQ.
  • NEXT ERRC MEETING

    The September 16 meeting is being reschedule. We are currently looking for a new September meeting date. Once it is confirmed, information will be provided here and on the ERRC Schedule website.