Proposed Air & Radiation Regulations

Proposed Actions provide the full text of proposed regulations and amendments, an estimate of the economic impact of an action on the regulated parties, the agency, other State or local agencies, and the general public. Proposed Actions also detail how the public may provide comments to an agency about a proposed regulation.

All Notices of Proposed Action (NPA) are published in the Maryland RegisterClic​k here​ for the most current Notice of Public Hearings and Materials. While the Department strives to keep this content up-to-date, this list may not contain all proposed actions as this list is only updated periodically.

Last edited 8/25/2017​​

Regulation Title
Control of Incinerators - Municipal Waste Combustors
Purpose
The purpose of this action is to amend NOx RACT for Large MWCs
COMAR26.11.08, 26.11.09.08
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Public Informational and Formal Comment Opportunities
Presented to AQCAC 12/12/2017
Status
Public Hearing TBD - Target date Summer 2018

Regulation Title
Supplement 29 to COMAR 26.12.01.01
Purpose
Establish “diagnostic medical radiation event” and other changes to radiation machine regulations
COMAR26.12.01.01 and 26.12.02.02
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Public Informational and Formal Comment Opportunities
Comments due by March 5, 2018​
Status
Proposed in Maryland Register February 2, 2018​

Regulation TitleInterprecursor Trading ERCs
Purpose​Interprecursor Trading for VOC & NOx offsets, under ERC's for Nonattainment major NSR and major modifications​
COMAR26.11.17.04
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Public Informational and Formal Comment Opportunities
Presented to ACQAC 6/19/17
StatusPublic Hearing 2/20/2018

Regulation Title
New NOx Ozone Season Emission Caps for Non-trading Large NOx Units
Purpose
Establish NOx Ozone Season Cap to meet EPA requirements from old NOx SIP Call. Install Part 75 monitor.
COMAR26.11.40
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Public Informational and Formal Comment Opportunities
Presented to AQCAC 9/18/17
Status
Public Hearing 3/20/2018

Number of Air Proposed Regulations : 4