Maryland Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Maryland Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Establishment of the Governor's Office of Homeland Security (GOHS): Executive Order (E.O.) 01.01.2003.18

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Hazardous materials: Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) to

Applicability: COMAR and COMAR

Confidentiality: COMAR

General requirements: COMAR and COMAR

Annual audit: COMAR

Recordkeeping: COMAR

Third-party verification: COMAR

Penalties: COMAR

Solid waste:

Municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs): COMAR

Rubble landfills: COMAR

Industrial landfills: COMAR and COMAR

Land-clearing debris landfills: COMAR and COMAR

Processing facilities: COMAR

Transfer stations: COMAR

Incinerators: COMAR

Drinking water: COMAR

Regulatory Agencies

Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE)

Governor's Office of Homeland Security (GOHS)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Maryland's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, which follows the federal program. See the national sections RISK MANAGEMENT and SECURITY for more information.

Maryland's rules for the security of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) follow the federal requirements in connection with facility security during the life of the TSDF and during a disposal facility's post-closure care period. Similar to the federal rules for municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs), the owners and operators of such facilities and ...

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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements
Guidance Documents