(1) The department shall adopt rules which list hazardous wastes and identify their characteristics and shall establish procedures by which hazardous waste may be identified. The department may consider ignitability, corrosivity, reactiveness, toxicity, infectiousness, radioactivity, mutagenicity, carcinogenicity, teratogenicity, bioaccumulative effect, and persistence and degradability in nature and any other characteristics relevant to each particular waste material.
(2) Any generator or transporter of, or any person who owns or operates a facility that disposes of, stores, or treats, hazardous waste which is identified or listed by rule of the department shall, within 90 days of the effective date of the rule, file a written notification with the department, unless previous notification was given to the United States Environmental Protection Agency pursuant to federal law. The notification shall state the location of the generator, transporter, or facility; shall generally describe the activity engaged in; and shall state the hazardous waste handled. The department shall adopt and make available to the public a notification form for this purpose.