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Julie Oberg
410-537-3003

Robert Ballinger
410-537-3012

MDE Lists Upcoming Public Meetings and Hearings for Coming Weeks

BALTIMORE, MD (October 6, 2006) - The following is a list of upcoming public meetings and hearings related to permitting or other activities of the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE). Updated schedules will be released as necessary. Information on all public meetings, hearings and calendars are posted on MDE’s website at mde.maryland.gov/calendar/.

October 6

  • Subject
    Informational meeting to discuss a sewage sludge utilization permit application for land application on at the Tuckahoe State Park Applicant - Synagro WWT, Inc.

  • Time
    2:00 p.m.

  • Location
    Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely

  • Contact
    Howard Syms or Nazeeh Freij (410) 537-3375

October 11

  • Subject
    Patuxent River Commission

  • Time
    4:00 - 6:00 PM

  • Location
    TBA

  • Contact
    David Seaborn, (410) 537-3689

October 12

  • Subject
    Meeting of the Controlled Hazardous Substances Advisory Council

  • Time
    9:00 a.m.

  • Location
    MDE, Potomac Conference Room, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore

  • Contact
    Ed Hammerberg, (410) 537-3345

 

  • Subject
    Patapsco/Back River Tributary Strategies Team

  • Time
    6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

  • Location
    MDE, Aqua & Terra Conference Rooms, 1st Floor Lobby, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore

  • Contact
    Anna Soehl, (410) 537-3509

October 16

  • Subject
    Public Meeting – Nontidal Wetlands License #03-NT-0017/200361775, Howard County Department of Public Works proposes construction of Dorsey Run Road to improve local traffic flow and public safety. The project is located east of US Rt. 175 and MD Rt. 103, Columbia, Md

  • Time
    7:00 p.m.

  • Location
    Howard County Government Center, Conference Room A, 9250 Bendix Road
    Columbia, Md.

  • Contact
    Bill Seiger, (410) 537-3821

October 17

  • Subject
    Water Advisory Committee Meeting on the Management and Protection of the State’s Water Resources

  • Time
    9:00 a.m. – 1:00p.m.

  • Location
    MDE, Aqua & Terra Conference Rooms, 1st Floor Lobby, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore

  • Contact
    Saeid Kasraei, (410) 537-3704

 

  • Subject
    Public meeting regarding State Discharge Permit application #07-DP-1297 for Nanticoke Foods to discharge seafood processing wastewater and stormwater associated with industrial operations to groundwater via spray irrigation.

  • Time
    7:00 p.m.

  • Location
    Christian Center, 20485 Nanticoke Road (Route 349), Nanticoke

  • Contact
    Ching-Tzone Tien, (410) 537-3662

 

  • Subject
    NSWC White Oak Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting

  • Time
    7:00 p.m.

  • Location
    The Village Square, Riderwood Village, 3110 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring

  • Contact
    Andy Zarins, (410) 537-3419

October 18

  • Subject
    LNG Task Force Meeting

  • Time
    10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Location
    MDE 1st Floor Test Room, 1800 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD

  • Contact
    Rich Eskin, (410) 537-3572

October 19

  • Subject
    Board of Waterworks and Waste System Operators to discuss regulations of waterworks and waste systems operators and license matters

  • Time
    10:00 a.m.

  • Location
    National Wildlife Visitors Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel

  • Contact
    Lee Haskins, (410) 537-3394

October 23

  • Subject
    Public Meeting – Nontidal Wetlands License #03-NT-3271/200460687, Allegany Racing LLC proposes to construct a thoroughbred horseracing facility, Mud Lick Hollow located on Open Plains Road, Little Orleans, Md

  • Time
    7:00 p.m.

  • Location
    Orleans Volunteer Fire Department, 11210 Orleans Road, NE, Little Orleans, Md

  • Contact
    Matthew Radcliffe, (310) 689-8150 X312

October 25

  • Subject
    State Board of Well Drillers to discuss regulation of well drillers and well construction matters

  • Time
    9:00 a.m.

  • Location
    MDE, Terra Conference Room, 1st Floor, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore

  • Contact
    Willie Everett, (410) 537-3644

October 26

  • Subject
    APG Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting (Update on Other Edgewood Study Area)

  • Time
    7:00 p.m.

  • Location
    Edgewood Senior Center, 1000 Gateway Road, Edgewood

  • Contact
    Harold Dye, (410) 537-3343 or John Fairbank, (410) 537-3475

October 31

  • Subject
    Potomac PCB TMDL Technical Advisory Committee informational meeting. Seating space is limited, confirm ahead.

  • Time
    10 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • Location
    Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
    777 North Capitol Street, NE
    Washington, DC 20002

  • Contact
    Anna Soehl, (410) 537-3509

November 1

  • Subject
    Board of Environmental Sanitarians to discuss regulations of sanitarians and license matters

  • Time
    9:00 a.m.

  • Location
    Howard County Bureau of Utilities, 8270 Old Montgomery Road, Columbia

  • Contact
    Lee Haskins, (410) 537-3594

 

  • Subject
    LNG Task Force Meeting

  • Time
    10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Location
    MDE, Aqua/Terra Conference Room, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore

  • Contact
    Rich Eskin, (410) 537-3572

 

  • Subject
    Middle Potomac Tributary Strategies Team

  • Time
    4:00 – 6:30 p.m.

  • Location
    WSSC, Hocevar Building, 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel

  • Contact
    Melissa Chatham, (410) 537-3937

 

  • Subject
    Public hearing to receive comment on tentative determination to issue a refuse disposal permit to W. R. Grace and Co. for their industrial waste landfill vertical expansion in Curtis Bay

  • Time
    6:30 p.m.

  • Location
    Curtis Bay Recreation Center, Curtis Avenue and Filbert Street, Baltimore

  • Contact
    Gail Castleman, 3310 or Kassa Kebede, (410) 537-3424

November 2

  • Subject
    Meeting of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission

  • Time
    9:30 a.m.

  • Location
    MDE, Aeris Conference Room, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore

  • Contact
    Tracy Smith, (410) 537-3847

 

  • Subject
    Informational public meeting to discuss two sewage sludge permit applications in the Allegany/Garrett County areas submitted by Synagro Central, LLC

  • Time
    6:00 p.m.

  • Location
    Westmar High School Library, Route 36, Lonaconing

  • Contact
    Gail Castleman, (410) 537-3310 or Nazeeh Freij, (410)537-3375

  • Snow Date
    11/09/2006

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