Maryland Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Maryland Code Annotated, Environment (Md. Code Ann., Envir.) 2-609.1 and Md. Code Ann., Envir. 2-610

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Asbestos: Md. Code Ann., Envir. 6-422

Hazardous materials security: Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR)

Hazardous waste (controlled hazardous substances): Md. Code Ann., Envir. 7-265 to 7-267

Medical waste: COMAR

Pesticides: Maryland Code Annotated, Agriculture (Md. Code Ann., Agric.) 5-107, Md. Code Ann., Agric. 5-210.2, Md. Code Ann., Agric. 5-211, Md. Code Ann., Agric. 8-803.4, and COMAR


Electronics: Md. Code Ann., Envir. 9-1730

Solid (Nonhazardous) Waste: Md. Code Ann., Envir. 9-342 and Md. Code Ann., Envir. 9-343

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): COMAR and Md. Code Ann., Envir. 4-417


Ag waste: Md. Code Ann., Agric. 8-803.1

Laboratories: Md. Code Ann., Envir. 9-1026

Drinking water: Md. Code Ann., Envir. 9-412.1 and Md. Code Ann., Envir. 9-413

Oil spills: Md. Code Ann., Envir. 4-418

Sewage: Md. Code Ann., Envir. 9-342.1 and Md. Code Ann., Envir. 9-343

Stormwater: Md. Code Ann., Envir. 4-215

Water pollution: Md. Code Ann., Envir. 4-417, 2, Md. Code Ann., Envir. 4-314, and Md. Code Ann., Envir. 4-342

Water use: Md. Code Ann., Envir. 4-501 and Md. Code Ann., Envir. 5-514

Wetlands: Md. Code Ann., Envir. 5-911

Workplace safety and health: Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) Act, Maryland Code Annotated, Labor and Employment (Md. Code Ann., Lab. and Emp.) 5-801 to 5-811

Regulatory Agencies

Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE)

Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA)

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (DLLR) Division of Labor and Industry Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH)


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