Maryland Manifests regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Maryland Manifests : What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generators: Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR), COMAR and COMAR

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Distribution of copies: COMAR

Exception reports: COMAR

Transporters: COMAR

Distribution of copies: COMAR to (d)

Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): COMAR and COMAR (interim status)

Distribution of copies: COMAR

Unmanifested waste report: COMAR

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. EPA requires Maryland (and all states) to use the federal form of manifest: the standardized Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest (EPA Form 8700-22) and its continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700-22A). These forms replaced the Maryland Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest and its continuation sheet, which could no longer be used after September 2006. Maryland's rules for hazardous waste manifest preparation and use must now be the same as the federal rules, and waste handlers should go to the national section MANIFESTS for guidance. Maryland has additional state requirements concerning distribution of the manifest and unmanifested waste reports and, because of the way it classifies its generators, has adopted neither the federal manifest exemption for small quantity generators (SQGs) nor the federal exception report rules for SQGs.

Administration and enforcement. MDE's Land Management Administration administers and enforces Maryland's ...

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