Maryland Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Maryland Solid Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Sewage sludge management: Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 26.04.06.01 to 26.04.06.75

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Definitions: COMAR 26.04.06.03

Permits: COMAR 26.04.06.10, COMAR 26.04.06.23, COMAR 26.04.06.24, and COMAR 26.04.06.26

Recordkeeping: COMAR 26.04.06.25

Transportation requirements: COMAR 26.04.06.22

Scrap tire transporters:

License: COMAR 26.04.08.04A, COMAR 26.04.08.05, and COMAR 26.04.08.07A

General license conditions: COMAR 26.04.08.07B(2) to COMAR 26.04.08.07B(5)

Records and reports: COMAR 26.04.08.07B(6) and COMAR 26.04.08.07B(7)

Coal combustion by-product (CCB) transporters: COMAR 26.04.10.03

Regulatory Agency

Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Land Management Administration Solid 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 requirements for solid waste sewage sludge transporters, scrap tire haulers, and CCB transporters in connection with permitting, licensing, inspections, and recordkeeping.

Administration and enforcement. The Land Management Administration of the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) administers and enforces Maryland's solid waste transporter rules.

State Requirements

SEWAGE SLUDGE TRANSPORTERS

Definitions

COMAR 26.04.06.03

"Sewage sludge" means any thickened liquid, suspension, settled solid, or dried residue that a sewage treatment plant extracts from sewage.

"Sewage sludge cake" means sewage sludge with total solids content between 15 and 35 percent.

Permit

COMAR 26.04.06.10, COMAR 26.04.06.23, COMAR 26.04.06.24, and COMAR 26.04.06.26

Application. Anyone who transports sewage sludge must obtain a Sewage Sludge ...


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