Proposed Air & Radiation Regulations

Proposed Actions provide the full text of proposed regulations and amendments, an estimate of the economic impact of an action on the regulated parties, the agency, other State or local agencies, and the general public. Proposed Actions also detail how the public may provide comments to an agency about a proposed regulation.

All Notices of Proposed Action (NPA) are published in the Maryland Register. Click here for the most current Notice of Public Hearings and Materials. While the Department strives to keep this content up-to-date, this list may not contain all proposed actions as this list is only updated periodically.

Last edited 8/26/2019

Regulation Title
Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP) - Joint Promulgation
Purpose
To delay iinspection for new vehicles by one year.
To establish OBD-only VEIP.
COMAR26.11.22 and 11.14.08
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Public Informational and Formal Comment Opportunities
June 17, 2019 AQCAC
Status
Public Hearing TBD, anticipate spring 2019

Regulation Title
Amendments to Interprecursor Trading ERCs
Purpose
Minor clarification to remove EPA from approval of Interprecursor Trading offsets for VOC & NOx
COMAR26.11.17.04
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Public Informational and Formal Comment OpportunitiesPublic Hearing October 29, 2019 10:00 a.m.
Status
June 17, 2019 AQCAC

Regulation Title
Control of Incinerators - Municipal Waste Combustors
Purpose
To establish NOx RACT limits during warm-up
COMAR26.11.08
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Public Informational and Formal Comment OpportunitiesPublic Hearing October 29, 2019 10:00 a.m.
Status
June 17, 2019 AQCAC

Number of Air Proposed Regulations : 3