Maryland Hazardous Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Maryland Hazardous Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Restrictions on transporting controlled hazardous substances: Maryland Code Annotated, Environment (Md. Code Ann., Envir.) 7-249

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Hazardous waste transporters:

Applicability: Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 26.13.04.01

Certificates: COMAR 26.13.04.01, COMAR 26.13.01.03, and Md. Code Ann., Envir. 7-201

Certificate conditions: COMAR 26.13.04.01C(1) and COMAR 26.13.04.01C(2)

Certificate requests: COMAR 26.13.04.01C(3)

Vehicle certification sticker: COMAR 26.13.04.01C(1)

Interstate certificates: COMAR 26.13.04.01C(8)

Driver certificate: COMAR 26.13.04.01F

Training: COMAR 26.13.04.01F

Storage and stoppage prohibitions: COMAR 26.13.04.01E

Mixing prohibition: COMAR 26.13.04.01D

Inspection documentation: COMAR 26.13.04.01G

Discharges: COMAR 26.13.04.03

Medical waste transporters: COMAR 26.13.13

Regulatory Agency

Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Land Management Administration

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Maryland had adopted the federal requirements of transporting hazardous wastes and has added requirements of its own. In addition to the federal regulations, Maryland has requirements for transporter certificates and bonding and rules for mixing and storage. Maryland has adopted by reference the federal used oil transporter rules and has added its own oil transfer permit requirements. See the state section HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS for the requirements for oil transporters.

Administration and enforcement. MDE administers and enforces Maryland's transporter rules.

State Requirements

HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS

Applicability

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