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Regulations, Laws, Rules, and Policies

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Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy

Regulations, Laws, Rules, and Policies

Environmental requirements are included in both state and federal statutes, also called acts, and administrative rules.

Michigan’s Environmental Laws

Michigan's Environmental Laws

The Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act; 1994 PA 451, as amended.

Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules (MOAHR)

MOAHR maintains Michigan’s promulgated administrative rules.  The above link will take you to EGLE’s administrative rules, organized by division.

Pending Administrative Rules

Track EGLE rules going through the rulemaking process by searching MOAHR's pending rulemaking system.

EGLE Rulemaking Process

This document provides an overview of EGLE’s administrative rulemaking process.

Environmental Rules Review Committee (ERRC)

The ERRC oversees EGLE’s administrative rulemaking.

Policies and Procedures

All external and those internal policies and procedures that would be beneficial to the public are provided.

Michigan Guide to Environmental Regulations

This guidebook assists Michigan's business, industry, and local governments in navigating the maze of environmental obligations they face. This guidebook is a ready-reference tool for anyone striving toward compliance with state and federal regulations that affect businesses and institutions. 

Although some reference is made to local regulations, they are not discussed in detail. Contact your local government officials for information on applicable local requirements.

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