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Dow Silicones Corporation Hazardous Waste Management Facility Operating License Information

EGLE Contact

Daniel Dailey, Project Manager: 517-242-7261

Regulatory oversight of Dow Silicones Corporation (Dow) hazardous waste operations at the chemical manufacturing complex located at 3901 South Saginaw Road, Midland Michigan is conducted by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), Materials Management Division (MMD). Dow is required to comply with state and federal hazardous waste regulations for the management of hazardous waste at this facility. Frequent inspections are conducted at the facility by EGLE's hazardous waste program to ensure compliance with the law.  Inspections are also conducted by EGLE's Air Quality Division. Extensive monitoring of Dow's discharge to the sanitary sewer system is conducted by EGLE's Water Resources Division.

Dow operates its own hazardous waste licensed facility.  Dow has been licensed for its hazardous waste storage and disposal activities at the Midland Plant since 1988.  Dow has been operating the chemical manufacturing complex since 1943.  Dow's license covers its hazardous waste container storage, tank storage, landfill, and on-site clean-up (corrective action) activities. The hazardous waste regulations require that hazardous waste licensing be renewed every ten years.  Dow submitted a license renewal application to EGLE on March 25, 2022. 

License Renewal Application Forms – Received March 25, 2022
Application Form Attachment Templates

Information on the renewal application and current license and corrective action can also be viewed by appointment at the following locations once offices reopen

EGLE, Lansing Headquarters

525 West Allegan Street, Lansing, Michigan

Contact: Ms. Vickie Terry

EGLE, Bay City District Office

401 Ketchum Street, Suite B, Bay City, Michigan

Contact: Ms. Sherri Howell

Current Dow Silicones License - Issued September 21, 2012

License Attachments

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