Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Program (Maryland)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Maryland


Applies to States or Provinces Maryland
Name Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Program (Maryland)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Maryland Department of the Environment
Primary Website http://www.mde.state.md.us/programs/WorkwithMDE/MDEBoardsandCommissions/Pages/workwithmde/public_service/hazardwaste.aspx


Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

The Hazardous Waste Facilities Siting Board is responsible for overseeing the siting of hazardous waste facilities in Maryland, and will treat hazardous waste facilities separately from low-level nuclear waste facilities. This legislation describes the factors considered by the Board in making siting decisions. The Board is authorized to enact rules and regulations pertaining to the siting of hazardous and low-level nuclear waste facilities.


Policy Contact

Department Maryland Department of the Environment
Division Hazardous Waste Facilities Siting Board
Address 1800 Washington Boulevard
Place Baltimore, Maryland
Zip/Postal Code 21230
Phone (410) 537-3000




Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Environment Article, 7-401 et seq., Annotated Code of Maryland


















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