The Maryland Department of the Environment gives notice of a public comment period for a proposedaction to adopt new Regulations .01—.07 under a new chapter, COMAR 26.14.03 VoluntaryCleanup Program. The proposed action implements Chapter 544, Acts of 2020 by establishing criteriafor determining whether a Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) applicant has certified their intention to use an eligible property to generate clean or renewable energy, qualifying the applicant for a VCP application fee waiver.
The full text of the proposed regulations was published in Volume 48, Issue 21 of the Maryland Register on October 8, 2021. A copy of published notice of proposed action and a compliance guide forthe proposed regulations can be viewed on the Proposed Land Regulations webpage.
Interested parties may submit public comments on the proposed action through November 8,2021, by submitting a written comment or comment via telephone to:
Erica Chapman, Administrator IILand and Materials AdministrationMaryland Department of the Environment1800 Washington Blvd., Suite 610Baltimore, Maryland 21230ph: 410-537-3304 fax: 410-537-3002
If submitting a written comment, please include “Proposed VCP Regulations” in the subject line..
For more information please email the Resource Management Program.
1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21230