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Maryland Department of the Environment

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Julie Oberg
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Robert Ballinger
(410) 537-3012

MDE Lists Upcoming Public Meetings and Hearings for Coming Weeks

BALTIMORE, MD (Nov. 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

November 8
SUBJECT: Patuxent River Commission
TIME: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Room 114, Annapolis
CONTACT: David Seaborn, (410) 537-3689

November 9
SUBJECT: Patapsco/Back River Tributary Strategies Team
TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
CONTACT: Anna Soehl, (410) 537-3509

SUBJECT: Public hearing regarding Non-tidal Wetlands License #02-NT-0038/200261893. Proposal to construct a Wal-Mart located on s/b MD Route 3 in Crofton impacting forested non-tidal wetlands draining to the Little Patuxent River
TIME: 6:00 p.m. (Questions) 7:00 (Hearing)
LOCATION: Bowie Elks Club, 1506 Defense Hwy., Gambrills
Nov. 13
CONTACT: Judy Broersma-Cole, (410) 537-3769

November 14
SUBJECT: Public hearing on Non-tidal Wetlands License #06-NT-200566361. The Wharf Landing LLC, proposes to develop 13 residential/ commercial condos, repair existing shore erosion control structures, create a community marina with walkway, located on the Corsica River, Watson Road, Centreville
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Goodwill Fire Station, 212 Broadway, Centreville
CONTACT: Chris Pajak, (410) 713-3685, Robert Tabisz, (410) 537-3838

November 15
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

SUBJECT: Water Advisory Committee Public Meeting on the Management and Protection of the State’s Water Resources
TIME: 1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: MDE, Aqua & Aeris Conference Rooms, 1st Floor Lobby, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore
CONTACT: Saeid Kasraei, (410) 537-3702

November 16
SUBJECT: Meeting of the Controlled Hazardous Substances Advisory Council
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
LOCATION: MDE, Patuxent Conference Room, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore
CONTACT: Ed Hammerberg, (410) 537-3345

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: Howard County Bureau of Utilities, 8270 Old Montgomery Road, Columbia
CONTACT: Lee Haskins, (410) 537-3394

SUBJECT: Informational meeting and public hearing on the Refuse Disposal Permit for the Harford Waste Disposal Center Horizontal Expansion Municipal Landfill
TIME: 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Dublin Elementary School Cafeteria, 1527 Whiteford Road, Street
CONTACT: Gail Castleman, (410) 537-3310 or Kassa Kebede, (410) 537-3424

SUBJECT: Public meeting regarding Nontidal Wetlands License #06-NT-0242/200664451, Kingsmill LLC, known as Fischer Property proposes to construct a residential subdivision, impacting wetlands draining to the Little Gunpowder Falls. The project is located at the terminus on Bluestone Road, Kingsville
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Kingsville Elementary School Library, 7300 Sunshine Avenue, Kingsville
CONTACT: Louise Parnes, (410) 537-3786

November 17
SUBJECT: LNG Task Force Meeting
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
LOCATION: MDE, 1st Floor Test Room, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore
CONTACT: Rich Eskin, (410) 537-3572

November 21
SUBJECT: Public meeting to discuss the Response Action Plan for the Bel Air Town Center Voluntary Cleanup Program site
TIME: 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Harford County Public Library, Bel Air Branch, 100 E. Pennsylvania Avenue, Bel Air
CONTACT: Richelle Hanson, (410) 537-3494

November 30
SUBJECT: Informational meeting to discuss two St. Mary’s County Sewage Sludge Utilization Permit Applications for land application of treated sewage sludge. Applicant is Synagro-WWT, Inc.
TIME: 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Great Mills High School Auditorium, 21130 Great Mills Road, Great Mills
CONTACT: Nazeeh Freij or Chinyere Tucker, (410) 537-3375

December 5
SUBJECT: CAG Meeting to update community on environmental work at the Coast Guard Yard
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Coast Guard Yard (Dry Dock Club), 2401 Hawkins Point Road, Baltimore
CONTACT: Harold Dye, (410) 537-3343 or John Fairbank, (410) 537-3475

December 6
SUBJECT: Public meeting of the 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: 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



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