26.08.11.02

.02 Scope.

This chapter establishes Marylandís Water Quality Trading Program and sets forth the criteria under which the Program will operate, including:

A. Purpose;

B. Definitions;

C. Program framework;

D. Baseline requirements;

E. Calculation of credits;

F. Procedure for certification;

G. Trading requirements;

H. Usage of credits by point sources;

I. Registration of trades;

J. Verification and reporting requirements;

K. Public participation;

L. Enforcement; and

M. Appeal process.