Land Regulations Public Hearings, Meetings and Request for Comments

Up to Date as of October 2, 2019. 

  • Notice of public hearing/comment concerning amending Regulations .09 and .09-1 under COMAR 26.08.04 Permits.
The Maryland Department of the Environment gives notice of public hearing/comment period for the purpose of amending Regulations .09 and .09-1 under COMAR 26.08.04 Permits. The regulations concern the requirements for a concentrated animal feeding operation applying for new or continuing coverage under a discharge permit for animal feeding operations.

The full text of the proposed regulations was published in Volume 46, Issue 20 of the Maryland Register on September 27, 2019.

A public hearing on this proposed action will be held on October 21, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center, 500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21804​. The hearing will be held in Flanders Rooms 1-3.

Interested parties may submit public comments on the proposed action through October 28, 2019, by:
​1.  Submitting a written comment or comment via telephone to:
Mr. John Sullivan, Resource Management Program Manager
Land and Materials Administration
Maryland Department of the Environment
1800 Washington Blvd., Suite 610, Baltimore, Maryland  21230-1719
410-537-3314 (telephone)
410-537-3842 (fax)

I​f submitting a written comment, please include “Proposed AFO Regulations” in the subject line.

2.  ​Providing oral testimony at the public hearing on October 21, 2019.

Contact Information

For more information please email the Resource Management Program