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) 26.27.01.01 to 27.26.01.12

Applicability: COMAR 26.27.01.01 and COMAR 26.27.01.02

Confidentiality: COMAR 26.27.01.04

General requirements: COMAR 26.27.01.05 and COMAR 26.27.01.03

Annual audit: COMAR 26.27.01.06

Recordkeeping: COMAR 26.27.01.08

Third-party verification: COMAR 26.27.01.07

Penalties: COMAR 26.27.01.11

Solid waste:

Municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs): COMAR 26.04.07.10M

Rubble landfills: COMAR 26.04.07.18O

Industrial landfills: COMAR 26.04.07.19E(11) and COMAR 26.04.07.20A(9)

Land-clearing debris landfills: COMAR 26.04.07.11C(10) and COMAR 26.04.07.12A(10)

Processing facilities: COMAR 26.04.07.23D(9)

Transfer stations: COMAR 26.04.07.24D(1)

Incinerators: COMAR 26.04.07.25D(9)

Drinking water: COMAR 26.04.01.22

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
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