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General Discharge Permit

General Permit for Discharges from Surface Coal Mines and Related Facilities
Maryland General Permit No. 19-CM-A; NPDES No. MDG85

Permit Issued - Effective January 1, 2023

The Department has issued the​ final renewal permit for the General Permit for Discharges from Surface Coal Mines and Related Facilities, effective January 1, 2023.  The Department held a public hearing on August 16, 2022 and offered the opportun​ity to submit comments until August 23, 2022.  After receiving no comments regarding the tentative determination, the permit was made final.  On July 17, 2024, the Department corrected typographical errors in the 19-CM permit.  All corrections are reflected in the permit documents liked later on this webpage.

19-CM-A​ Permit Information​



Supplemental Information

Contact Info

For more information on this permit, contact the Industrial and General Permits Division at (410) 537-3323.

Previous Permit (11-CM)

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