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US Ecology Michigan Disposal Waste Treatment Plant Hazardous Waste Management Operating License Information

The US Ecology Michigan Disposal Waste Treatment Plant (MDWTP) is a hazardous waste storage and treatment facility located at 49350 North I-94 Service Drive in Belleville, Michigan (Site).  The Site was first established in January 1974, before hazardous waste handling and disposal operations were regulated under state or federal law. The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) previously licensed the Site for the management of hazardous wastes in 1999 and 2007, under the operation and ownership control of the Environmental Quality Company. In 2009, the Environmental Quality Company transferred ownership and operational control of the Site to US Ecology, Inc. Since 2009, the Site has remained under the control of US Ecology.

The Site’s hazardous waste operating license issued by EGLE specifies the hazardous waste activities that MDWTP can perform.  The federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, as amended, its rules, and the corresponding state hazardous waste regulations specify how the facility must operate to protect human health and the environment. They also identify the authorities that EGLE’s, Materials Management Division (MMD), has in licensing and overseeing the Site’s hazardous waste operations.

Background Information

Renewal Application

License Information

Laws and Rules that Apply to Handling Hazardous Waste

How this Site is Regulated Under the Environmental Regulations

What is EGLE Doing?

December 07, 2020, EGLE Public Information Meeting providing updates on EGLE’s review of the US Ecology Hazardous Waste License Renewal Application

Stay connected by subscribing to the US Ecology Michigan Disposal Waste Treatment Plant mailing list to receive updates from EGLE related to site specific activities.


EGLE, Environmental Engineer Christine Matlock, 517-290-4612

EGLE, Supervisor Kimberly Tyson,517-388-2797

EGLE, Hazardous Waste Inspector, Mike Busse, 248-226-0975

How to Stay Connected

Subscribe to the EGLE mailing list to receive updates related to the site.

You are the eyes and ears of your community. Through your observations and reporting of activities of concern, you play a valuable role in helping the EGLE protect human health and the environment.

To file a complaint or share details about improper waste handling or disposal, contact EGLE through the Pollution Emergency Alerting System (PEAS) Hotline at 800-292-4706.