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26.04.09.00.htm 26.04.09.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 04 REGULATION OF WATER SUPPLY, SEWAGE DISPOSAL, AND SOLID WASTE Chapter 09 Natural Wood Waste Recycling Facilities Authority: Environment Article, §9-1701 and 9-1708, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.04.09.01.htm 26.04.09.01. 01 Scope.. Except as otherwise provided, these regulations apply to those engaged in the construction and operation of natural wood waste recycling facilities.
26.04.09.02.htm 26.04.09.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Composting" means the process in which natural wood waste is aerobically decomposed under controlled conditions to yield a humus-like product.2) "Department" means the Maryland Department of the Environment.. 3) "Facility structures" means any buildings and sheds or utility or drainage lines on the facility.. 4) Natural Wood Waste..
26.04.09.03.htm 26.04.09.03. 03 General Restrictions and Specifically Prohibited Acts.. A. General Restrictions. The Department, in exercising its authority under these regulations with respect to the granting or renewal of permits or reviewing operations of a facility or allowing continued operation under a general permit, shall consider all material required under these regulations to evaluate whether any of the following factors is likely to occur or has occurred. A person may not engage in natural wood w
26.04.09.04.htm 26.04.09.04. 04 Permits ― General.. A. Permits Required. Unless excepted under the provisions of §B of this regulation, a person:. 1) May not operate a natural wood waste recycling facility in the State after July 1, 1992, without a permit issued by the Department under these regulations; and2) Shall operate the facility:. a) Under the conditions of an individual permit issued by the Department; or. b) In accordance with the conditions of the general permit after the responsible party has:.
26.04.09.05.htm 26.04.09.05. 05 Application for Individual Permits.. A. Requirements for Application.. 1) An applicant for a natural wood waste recycling facility shall submit a permit application to the Department.2) The application shall include:. a) A description of the project for which approval is requested, including how the requirements in Regulation .07 of this chapter shall be met;b) A description of all other applicable permits required under local, State, or federal statutes;.
26.04.09.06.htm 26.04.09.06. 06 Application Review for Individual Permits.. A. The Department shall distribute the applications submitted to each of the following:. 1) The governing body, the county executive, or both, of a county or municipality in which the activity is proposed;2) Local operating agency responsible for solid waste and recycling management;. 3) Local health or environmental official;. 4) Department of Natural Resources;. 5) Appropriate soil conservation district;.
26.04.09.07.htm 26.04.09.07. 07 General Requirements and Operating Procedures.. A. Buildings, Screens, or Buffers. In order to ensure compliance with Regulation .03A(1) of this chapter, the Department may require that the natural wood waste recycling facility conduct processing activities involving unloading, separation, reduction, or alteration in one or more of the following ways:1) In an enclosed building;. 2) Screened from adjoining properties; or.
26.04.09.08.htm 26.04.09.08. 08 Periodic Reports to the Department.. A. Annual Report. A natural wood waste recycling facility shall submit an annual report in writing to the Department concerning the status of the natural wood waste recycling facility for each year the facility is in use.B. The facility shall submit the report in §A of this regulation by March 1 of each year for the preceding calendar year's data.C. The facility shall submit all required data on the form or in the format
26.04.09.09.htm 26.04.09.09. 09 Variances.. A. The owner, operator, or person proposing to construct or currently operating a natural wood waste recycling facility may apply to the Department for a variance from one or more of the provisions of these regulations.B. A natural wood waste recycling facility may seek a variance for design or operation and maintenance requirements, or both;C. The Department shall grant a variance when the design or method of operation proposed in the variance application shows, t
26.04.09.10.htm 26.04.09.10. 10 Enforcement Provision.. A. Suspension or Revocation of Permits.. 1) The Department may issue an order or revoke or temporarily suspend an individual permit or authorization to operate under the general permit for failure of the holder or responsible party to comply with:a) The requirements of these regulations;. b) The requirements of the permit;. c) A corrective order issued by the Department; or. d) The requirements of other applicable State laws and regulations..
26.04.09.11.htm 26.04.09.11. 11 Notice of Intent (NOI) to Operate a Natural Wood Waste Recycling Facility Under a General Permit.. A. Submission of a Notice of Intent signifies that the signatory party intends to be authorized to operate a natural wood waste recycling facility.B. Becoming a permittee under the general permit obligates the person or business entity, or both the person and business entity, to comply with the terms and conditions of the general permit.C. Coverage under the gen
26.04.09.12.htm 26.04.09.12. 12 General Permit to Operate a Natural Wood Waste Recycling Facility.. A. A permittee may participate in the general permit for a maximum period of 5 years from the date of the letter of acknowledgment issued by the Department after receipt of the NOI.B. A permittee or responsible party wishing to renew its participation in the general permit shall submit a Notice of Intent to renew the coverage under the general permit 14 days before the expiration of that 5-year period.
26.04.09.9999.htm 26.04.09.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 6, 1992 (19:13 Md. R. 1210). Chapter revised effective April 5, 1999 (26:7 Md. R. 546).
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