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Time spent researching how to prepare, file, and follow through to approval of technical regulatory submissions can easily become a nightmare of never-ending tasks. EHSO staff know how to write and apply for new permits and modifications to existing permits for many regulated environmental activities such as:
This page is designed to provide you with general information about permitting programs for air emissions, impacts to water from discharges or storm water run-off, projects involving wetland areas, and activities involving the management of harmful chemicals and waste. No matter your business or project, you need to make sure you have the right environmental permits. For more information, downloadable forms and other state-specific information, see these pages:
Frequently Asked Question
: I am starting a new manufacturing business. What permits may I need from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ)?
DEQ Permit and Licensing Guidebook - June 2005 (pdf)
DEQ Permit Information Checklist
DEQ Calendar - Public Hearings and Meetings
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