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Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Maryland's hazardous waste tank rules parallel the federal rules with additional state requirements in connection with waste analysis and trial tests, returning a repaired tank system to service, inspections, and organic air emissions standards. Owners and operators of permitted hazardous waste tanks are responsible for paying permit fees. These fees are reviewed in the state section TSDF PERMITS.
• Administration and enforcement. MDE's Waste Management Administration administers and enforces the hazardous waste tank requirements in Maryland. The federal organic air emissions standards are enforced in Maryland by EPA's Region 3 office.
Maryland has additional requirements for owners and operators of tanks used to chemically treat or store a hazardous waste that is substantially different from the waste previously treated or stored in that tank or tanks used to chemically treat ...