Healthy Air Act (Maryland)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Maryland|
|Name||Healthy Air Act (Maryland)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Coal with CCS|
|Program Administrator||Maryland Department of the Environment|
The Maryland Healthy Air Act was developed with the purpose of bringing Maryland into attainment with the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone and fine particulate matter by the federal deadline of 2010. The act and the subsequent regulations also requires the reduction of mercury emissions from coal-fired electric generating units and significantly reduces atmospheric deposition of nitrogen to the Chesapeake Bay and other waters of the State. Additional regulations address general emission standards and registration and reporting requirements.
|Department||Maryland Department of the Environment|
|Division||Air and Radiation Management Administration|
|Address||1800 Washington Boulevard|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Environment Article, 2-1001 through 2-1005, Annotated Code of Maryland|
|Authority 2:||COMAR 26.11.27|
|Authority 3:||COMAR 26.11.01 through 26.11.06|