FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I know my generator status?
    -You are a Large Quantity Generator if in a calendar month you:
    » Generate 2.2 or more pounds of acutely hazardous wastes
    » Generate 2,200 or more pounds of hazardous wastes
    -You are a Small Quantity Generator if in a calendar month you:
    » Generate between 220 and 2,200 pounds of hazardous wastes
    -You are a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator if in a calendar month you:
    » Generate less than 2.2 pounds of acutely hazardous waste
    » Generate less than 220 pounds of hazardous waste
    » Have in storage less than 2.2 pounds of acutely hazadous waste
    » Have in storage less than 2,200 pounds of hazardous waste
  • Who is responsible for the drums that were on my property when I purchased it?
    The current owner of the property is responsible for any waste materials. A proper environmental assessment should be conducted prior to the purchase of commercial or residential properties.
     
  • Who is responsible for reporting my incident and when?
    The party who released the material (i.e. the owner/generator, transporter, storage facility manager, etc.) is responsible for reporting the spill.
  • I am in Michigan, Environmental Management is in Oklahoma, how can you handle my emergency response?
    In addition to our direct emergency response capabilities, Environmental Management has developed a network of over 1000 environmental subcontractors to provide spill response services throughout the United States and Canada. Many of these contractors provide discounted rates to Environmental Management which means savings for you.