Maryland Containment Buildings regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Maryland Containment Buildings: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Containment building rules: Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 26.13.05.18 to 26.13.05.18-3 and COMAR 26.13.06.29 (interim status)

Regulatory Agency
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Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Land Management Administration Hazardous Waste Program

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Maryland has adopted regulations for containment buildings that parallel the federal requirements.

Administration and enforcement. MDE's Land Management Administration administers and enforces the state's containment building requirements in Maryland.


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