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)

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

Certificate conditions: COMAR and COMAR

Certificate requests: COMAR

Vehicle certification sticker: COMAR

Interstate certificates: COMAR

Driver certificate: COMAR

Training: COMAR

Storage and stoppage prohibitions: COMAR

Mixing prohibition: COMAR

Inspection documentation: COMAR

Discharges: COMAR

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




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