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Maryland Department of the Environment

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Julie Oberg
(410) 537-3010

Richard McIntire
(410) 537-3012

MDE Lists Upcoming Public Meetings, Hearings

BALTIMORE, MD (September 7, 2005) --The following is a list of upcoming public meetings and hearings related to permitting or other activity of the Maryland Department of the Environment. Updated schedules will be released as necessary.

September 7
SUBJECT: Meeting of the Middle Potomac Tributary Strategies Team
TIME: 4 – 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: WSSC, Hocevar Building, 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel
CONTACT: Melissa Chatham, (410) 537-3937

September 8
SUBJECT: Meeting of the Controlled Hazardous Substances Advisory Council
TIME: 9 a.m.
LOCATION: MDE, Potomac Conference Room, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore
CONTACT: Emmanuel Ofoche, (410) 537-4460

SUBJECT: Meeting of the Patapsco/Back River Tributary Strategies Team
TIME: 6 – 8 p.m.
LOCATION: To Be Determined
CONTACT: Scott Macomber, (410) 537-3077

September 14
SUBJECT: Meeting of the Patuxent River Commission
TIME: 4 – 6 p.m.
LOCATION: To Be Determined
CONTACT: David Seaborn, (410) 537-3689

SUBJECT: Silver Spring Gateway--public meeting to discuss proposed response action plan to mitigate solvent and petroleum compound contamination to soil and groundwater
TIME: 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Silver Spring Innovation Center, Room 101, 8070 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring
CONTACT: Sarah Forman, (410) 537-3493

September 21
SUBJECT: Informational public meeting on sewage sludge utilization permit application received from the City of Salisbury Wastewater Treatment Plant
TIME: 12 p.m. (Noon)
LOCATION: Worcester Co. Library, 307 N. Washington Street, Snow Hill
CONTACT: Nazeeh Freij or Howard Sims, (410) 537-3375

September 27
SUBJECT: Public informational hearing regarding renewal of State Discharge Permit Application for Mirant MD Ash Management #01-DP-123, to discharge from a fly ash/coal combustion product storage landfill in Faulkner to Bowling Creek
TIME: 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Charles County Public Library, Lower Level Conference Room, 2 Garrett Avenue, LaPlata
Public informational hearing regarding renewal of State Discharge Permit Application for Mirant MD
CONTACT: Edwal Stone, (410) 537-3599

September 29
SUBJECT: Public informational meeting for State Discharge Permit Application #05-DP-3528, Bohemia Bay Yacht Harbour Condo. Assoc. to discharge from the Bohemia Bay Yacht Harbour to groundwater via a subsurface soil absorption system
TIME: 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Elkton Central Library, Large Conference Room, 301 Newark Avenue, Elkton
CONTACT: Ching-Tzone Tien, (410) 537-3662

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