Maryland Hazardous Waste Treatment regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Maryland Hazardous Waste Treatment: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment facility permit rules and fees: Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 26.13.05 to COMAR 26.13.07, and COMAR 14.14.03.01 to 14.14.03.07

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Hazardous waste container requirements: COMAR 26.13.02.07, COMAR 26.13.05.09 and COMAR 26.13.06.17 (interim status)

Hazardous waste tank requirements: COMAR 26.13.05.10 to 26.13.05.10-7 and COMAR 26. 13.06.18 (interim status)

Hazardous waste surface impoundment requirements: COMAR 26.13.05.11 and COMAR 26. 13.06.19 (interim status)

Hazardous waste land treatment facility rules: COMAR 26.13.05.13 and COMAR 26. 13.06.21 (interim status)

Hazardous waste incineration rules: COMAR 26.13.06.23 (interim status)

Thermal treatment and open burning rules: COMAR 26.13.06.24 (interim status)

Chemical, physical, and biological treatment rules: COMAR 26.13.06.25 (interim status)

Regulatory Agency

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

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Maryland has adopted the federal rules for hazardous waste treatment facilities and has additional provisions for certain treatment facilities. Treatment facilities must also comply with more stringent permit standards than are required under the federal rules. Unlike the federal rules, Maryland does not allow generators to treat their hazardous waste on-site without a permit in compliance with the generator accumulation time rules.

Administration and enforcement. MDE's Land Management Administration administers and enforces the hazardous waste treatment requirements in Maryland.

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Maryland Hazardous Waste Treatment Resources

Type Title
Forms Treatment and Storage Facility Inspection Form
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