Adopted Land Regulations

Up to Date as of March 24, 2017. 

List of Final Actions 

The Secretary of the Department can adopt a regulation upon expiration of the 45th day after it is proposed in the Maryland Register.

After a regulation is adopted, a Notice of Final Action is published in the Maryland Register.  If any nonsubstantive changes are made to a regulation from the original proposed text, the Notice of Final Action shows the changes with explanation for the changes.  The Final Action also specifies the date on which the adopted regulations will go into effect.  

Click here to see a full list of Code of Maryland Regulations (Title 26 - Department of Environment).

Regulation Title
Sewage Sludge Management
Purpose
The changes update and modernize the 1986 regulations on Sewage Sludge Management in the State.
COMAR26.04.06
Effective Date5/26/2014

Regulation Title
Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Management Standards
Purpose
Streamlines management standards for cathode ray tubes (CRTs) and CRT glass being recycled.
COMAR26.13.01, 26.13.02
Effective Date1/18/2016

Regulation Title
FO19 Exempting Wastewater Treatment Sludges from Auto Manufacturing Zinc Phosphating Process
Purpose
Exempts certain waste from aluminum coating operations in the auto manufacturing industry based on the wastes consistently not meeting the criteria for listing as hazardous waste.
COMAR26.13.02
Effective Date1/18/2016

Regulation Title
Composting Facilities
Purpose
To establish conditions for the construction and operation of composting facilities, as required by Environment Article, Section 9-1725, Annotated Code of Maryland.
COMAR26.04.11
Effective Date7/1/2015

Regulation Title
Permits
Purpose
Revised to eliminate annual fees related to certain general discharge permits issued by the Oil Control Program
COMAR26.08.04
Effective Date12/21/2015

Regulation Title
Underground Storage System Technician, Remover, and Inspector Certification
Purpose
Revised to eliminate fees associated with certain certifications issued through the Oil Control Program
COMAR26.10.06
Effective Date12/21/2015

Number of Adopted Land Regulations: 6

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Contact Information

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