Air & Radiation Regulations in Development

Below is a list of air regulations which are in the process of being developed, reviewed, or revised by the Department.  Notices of stakeholder meetings and associated materials may be found here .  

Last modified 8/21/2020

ProgramAir Quality Planning
Regulation Title
Control of NOx emissions from combustion turbines.
Purpose
Amendments to NOx emission requirements.
COMAR26.11.09.08
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Target Effective DateTBD
Status
In development

ProgramAir Quality Planning
Regulation Title
Opacity Amendments for Fuel Burning Equipment
Purpose
Establish revised Opacity limits within EPA SSM Policy guidelines.
COMAR26.11.09.05
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Target Effective DateTBD
Status
Under development

ProgramAir Quality Planning
Regulation Title
Controls for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
Purpose
Establish VOC and Methane reductions, Incorporate EPA guidelines as necessary
COMARTBD
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Target Effective DateTBD
Status

ProgramRadiological Health Program
Regulation Title
Supplement 30 to Regulations for Control of Ionizing Radiation
Purpose
(1) Update COMAR 26.12.01.01, Incorporation by Reference to (a) add requirements for security screening; (b) include future radiation machine certification expiration dates; (c) update the records and surveys section, including record retention period; and (d) clarify the definition of an authorized provider in the State of Maryland.
(2) Update COMAR 26.12.02.02 to include future radiation machine certification espiration dates
COMAR26.12.01.01, 26.12.02.02
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Target Effective DateDecember 2020
StatusApproved by OAG 8/7/2020

Number of Air Regulations in Development :4