John P. McDonough, Secretary of State     ~    
Brian Morris, Acting Administrator, Division of State Documents

Title 26
Department of Environment

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Subtitles:
01 GENERAL PROVISIONS
02 OCCUPATIONAL, INDUSTRIAL, AND RESIDENTIAL HAZARDS
03 WATER SUPPLY, SEWERAGE, SOLID WASTE, AND POLLUTION CONTROL PLANNING AND FUNDING
04 REGULATION OF WATER SUPPLY, SEWAGE DISPOSAL, AND SOLID WASTE
05 BOARD OF WELL DRILLERS
06 WATERWORKS AND WASTE SYSTEMS OPERATORS
07 BOARD OF ENVIRONMENTAL SANITARIANS
08 WATER POLLUTION
09 MARYLAND CO2 BUDGET TRADING PROGRAM
10 OIL POLLUTION AND TANK MANAGEMENT
11 AIR QUALITY
12 RADIATION MANAGEMENT
13 DISPOSAL OF CONTROLLED HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES
14 HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES RESPONSE PLAN
15 DISPOSAL OF CONTROLLED HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES - RADIOACTIVE HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES
16 LEAD
17 WATER MANAGEMENT
18 SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION
19 OIL AND GAS RESOURCES
20 SURFACE COAL MINING AND RECLAMATION UNDER FEDERALLY APPROVED PROGRAM
21 MINING
22 COASTAL FACILITIES REVIEW
23 NONTIDAL WETLANDS
24 TIDAL WETLANDS
25 BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT
26 COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW FUND
27 HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SECURITY

PART 1 - SUBTITLES 01—07

Subtitle 01 GENERAL PROVISIONS
26.01.01 Procedures for Hearings of Regulations
26.01.02 Procedures for Contested Case Hearings before the Secretary of the Environment
26.01.03 Petitions for Adoption, Amendment, or Repeal of Regulations
26.01.04 Filing Requests for Inspection and Copying of Records
26.01.05 Correction or Amendment of Personal Records
26.01.06 Standards for Audits of Grants and Contracts with Providers and Local Agencies
26.01.07 Hearing Procedures for Waterway Obstruction, Waterway Construction, and Water Appropriation and Use Permits

Subtitle 02 OCCUPATIONAL, INDUSTRIAL, AND RESIDENTIAL HAZARDS
26.02.01 Blood Lead Reporting
26.02.02 Prevention of Occupational Diseases - Repealed
26.02.03 Control of Noise Pollution
26.02.04 Hazardous Substances
26.02.05 Flammable Articles - Vacant
26.02.06 Reporting of Heavy Metal Poisoning
26.02.07 Procedures for Abating Lead Containing Substances from Buildings

Subtitle 03 WATER SUPPLY, SEWERAGE, SOLID WASTE, AND POLLUTION CONTROL PLANNING AND FUNDING
26.03.01 Planning Water Supply and Sewerage Systems
26.03.02 Submissions of Plans for Approval and Record of Systems of Water Supply, Sewerage, and Storm Water
26.03.03 Development of County Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plans
26.03.04 Distribution of Funds for Sanitary Sewerage Facilities to Abate Health Hazards
26.03.05 Innovative and Alternative On-Site Sewage Disposal System Grant Program
26.03.06 Stormwater Pollution Control Cost-Share Program
26.03.07 Water Pollution Control Fund Construction Financial Assistance Regulations (Industrial User Section)
26.03.08 Water Pollution Control Fund Construction Financial Assistance Regulations (State and Local Government Section)
26.03.09 Water Supply Construction Financial Assistance Regulations
26.03.10 Financial Assistance for the Construction of Solid Waste Processing and Disposal Facilities
26.03.11 Environmental Review Procedures for Facilities Receiving Financial Assistance from the Maryland Water Quality Financing Administration
26.03.12 Construction Permits and Certain Related Requirements for Major Water Supply and Major Sewerage Systems
26.03.13 Bay Restoration Fund Implementation

Subtitle 04 REGULATION OF WATER SUPPLY, SEWAGE DISPOSAL, AND SOLID WASTE
26.04.01 Quality of Drinking Water in Maryland
26.04.02 Sewage Disposal and Certain Water Systems for Homes and Other Establishments in the Counties of Maryland Where a
                  Public Sewage Systems is Not Available
26.04.03 Water Supply and Sewerage Systems in the Subdivision of Land in MD
26.04.04 Well Construction
26.04.05 Shared Facilities
26.04.06 Sewage Sludge Management
26.04.07 Solid Waste Management
26.04.08 Storage, Collection, Transferring, Hauling, Recycling, and Processing of Scrap Tires
26.04.09 Natural Wood Waste Recycling Facilities
26.04.10 Management of Coal Combustion Byproducts

Subtitle 05 BOARD OF WELL DRILLERS
26.05.01 General Regulations
26.05.02 Issuance, Renewal, and Reinstatement of Licenses
26.05.03 Approved Training
26.05.04 Basis for Disciplinary Action

Subtitle 06 WATERWORKS AND WASTE SYSTEMS OPERATORS
26.06.01 General Provisions

Subtitle 07 BOARD OF ENVIRONMENTAL SANITARIANS
26.07.01 General Regulations
26.07.02 Licensing Procedures and Fees
26.07.03 Approved Training
26.07.04 Basis for Disciplinary Action
26.07.05 Code of Ethics

PART 2 - SUBTITLES 08—12

Subtitle 08 WATER POLLUTION
26.08.01 General
26.08.02 Water Quality
26.08.03 Discharge Limitations
26.08.04 Permits
26.08.05 Certification of State Water Quality Laboratories
26.08.06 Cleaning Agents
26.08.07 Underground Injection Control
26.08.08 Pretreatment Requirements to Control Industrial Users of Publicly Owned Treatment Works
26.08.09 Public Bathing Beaches
26.08.10 Overflows or Bypasses

Subtitle 09 MARYLAND CO2 BUDGET TRADING PROGRAM
26.09.01 General Administrative Provisions
26.09.02 Applicability, Determining Compliance, and Allowance Distribution
26.09.03 Offset Projects
26.09.04 Auctions

Subtitle 10 OIL POLLUTION AND TANK MANAGEMENT
26.10.01 Oil Pollution
26.10.02 Underground Storage Tanks
26.10.03 UST Systems: Design, Construction, Installation, Notification and Inspection
26.10.04 General Operating Requirements
26.10.05 Release Detection
26.10.06 Underground Storage System Technician, Remover, and Inspector Certification
26.10.07 Hydrostatic Test
26.10.08 Release Reporting, Investigation, and Confirmation
26.10.09 Release Response and Corrective Action for UST Systems Containing Petroleum or Hazardous Substances
26.10.10 Out-of-Service UST Systems and Closure
26.10.11 Underground Storage Tank Financial Responsibility
26.10.12 Underground Storage Tank Upgrade and Replacement Fund Loan Program
26.10.13 Oil-Contaminated Soil
26.10.14 Underground Storage Tank Site Cleanup Reimbursement
26.10.15 Management of Used Oil
26.10.16 Trained Facility Operators

Subtitle 11 AIR QUALITY
26.11.01 General Administrative Provisions
26.11.02 Permits, Approvals, and Registration
26.11.03 Permits, Approvals, and Registration — Title V Permits
26.11.04 Ambient Air Quality Standards
26.11.05 Air Pollution Episode System
26.11.06 General Emission Standards, Prohibitions, and Restrictions
26.11.07 Open Fires
26.11.08 Control of Incinerators
26.11.09 Control of Fuel-Burning Equipment, Stationary Internal Combustion Engines, and Certain Fuel-Burning Installations
26.11.10 Control of Iron and Steel Production Installations
26.11.11 Control of Petroleum Products Installations, Including Asphalt Paving and Asphalt Concrete Plants
26.11.12 Control of Batch Type Hot-Dip Galvanizing Installations
26.11.13 Control of Gasoline and Volatile Organic Compound Storage and Handling
26.11.14 Control of Emissions from Kraft Pulp Mills
26.11.15 Toxic Air Pollutants
26.11.16 Procedures Related to Requirements for Toxic Air Pollutants
26.11.17 Nonattainment Provisions for Major New Sources and Major Modifications
26.11.18 Control of Agriculturally Related Installations
26.11.19 Volatile Organic Compounds from Specific Processes
26.11.20 Mobile Sources
26.11.21 Control of Asbestos
26.11.22 Vehicle Emissions Inspection
26.11.23 Asbestos Accreditation of Individuals, and Approval of Training Courses
26.11.24 Stage II Vapor Recovery at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities
26.11.25 Control of Glass Melting Furnaces
26.11.26 Conformity
26.11.27 Emission Limitations for Power Plants
26.11.28 Clean Air Interstate Rule
26.11.29 NOx Reduction Requirements for Non-Electric Generating Units
26.11.30 Control of Portland Cement Manufacturing Plants - Pending
26.11.31 Quality Assurance Requirements for Continuous Opacity Monitors (COMs)
26.11.32 Control of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds from Consumer Products
26.11.33 Architectural Coatings
26.11.34 Low Emission Vehicle Program
26.11.35 Volatile Organic Compounds from Adhesives and Sealants
26.11.36 Distributed Generation
26.11.37 Outer Continental Shelf Air Regulations

Subtitle 12 RADIATION MANAGEMENT
26.12.01 Radiation Protection
26.12.02 Inspection and Certification
26.12.03 State Radiation Control Fund

PART 3 - SUBTITLES 13—18

Subtitle 13 DISPOSAL OF CONTROLLED HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES
26.13.01 Hazardous Waste Management System: General
26.13.02 Identification and Listing of Hazardous Waste
26.13.03 Standards Applicable to Generators of Hazardous Waste
26.13.04 Standards Applicable to Transporters of Hazardous Waste
26.13.05 Standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities
26.13.06 Interim Status Standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities
26.13.07 Permits for CHS Facilities
26.13.08 Rights of Condemnation
26.13.09 Enforcement - Repealed
26.13.10 Standards for the Management of Specific Hazardous Wastes and Specific Types of Hazardous Waste Management Facilities
26.13.11 Special Medical Wastes
26.13.12 Standards Applicable to Generators of Special Medical Waste
26.13.13 Standards Applicable to Transporters of Special Medical Waste

Subtitle 14 HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES RESPONSE PLAN
26.14.01 Procedures for Hazardous Substance Response
26.14.02 Investigating, Evaluating, and Responding to Hazardous Substance Releases

Subtitle 15 DISPOSAL OF CONTROLLED HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES — RADIOACTIVE HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES
26.15.01 Radioactive Hazardous Substances Management
26.15.02 Identification, Classification, and Minimum Predisposal Requirements to RHS
26.15.03 Standards Applicable to Generators of RHS

Subtitle 16 LEAD
26.16.01 Accreditation and Training for Lead Paint Abatement Services
26.16.02 Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing
26.16.03 Procedures for Making and Implementing a Qualified Offer
26.16.04 Verifiable Methods Approved by the Department
26.16.05 Procedures for Performing Lead Abatement Services
26.16.06 Lead in Children's Products

Subtitle 17 WATER MANAGEMENT
26.17.01 Erosion and Sediment Control
26.17.02 Stormwater Management
26.17.03 Agricultural Sediment Pollution Control
26.17.04 Construction on Nontidal Waters and Floodplains
26.17.05 Flood Management Grant Program
26.17.06 Water Appropriation or Use
26.17.07 Consumptive Use of Surface Water in the Potomac River Basin

Subtitle 18 SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION
26.18.01 Procedures for Review of Projects

PART 4 - SUBTITLES 19—27

Subtitle 19 OIL AND GAS RESOURCES
26.19.01 Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
26.19.02 Natural Gas Category Determination Under the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978

Subtitle 20 SURFACE COAL MINING AND RECLAMATION UNDER FEDERALLY APPROVED PROGRAM
26.20.01 General
26.20.02 Permit Applications — General Requirements
26.20.03 Permit Applications — Special Categories of Mining
26.20.04 Permit Applications — Review Procedures
26.20.05 Permit Applications — Bureau Decision
26.20.06 Permit Applications — Judicial Review
26.20.07 Permit Review and Transfer of Permit Rights
26.20.08 Prospecting
26.20.09 Open-Pit Mining on State-Owned Land
26.20.10 Areas Where Mining is Prohibited or Limited
26.20.11 Designation of Areas as Unsuitable for Mining
26.20.12 Exemption for Coal Extraction Incidental to Government-Financed Highway or Other Construction
26.20.13 Surface Effects of Deep Mines
26.20.14 Performance Bonds
26.20.15 Liability Insurance
26.20.16 Small Operators Assistance Program
26.20.17 Existing Structures
26.20.18 Signs and Markers
26.20.19 Roads
26.20.20 Hydrologic Balance
26.20.21 Ponds and Sediment Control Measures
26.20.22 Explosives
26.20.23 Environmental Resources Protection
26.20.24 Special Performance Standards
26.20.25 Soil Conservation
26.20.26 Excess Spoil Disposal
26.20.27 Waste Handling
26.20.28 Backfilling
26.20.29 Revegetation
26.20.30 Postmining Land Use
26.20.31 Inspection and Enforcement
26.20.32 Civil Penalties
26.20.33 Permit Suspension, Revocation, and Bond Forfeiture
26.20.34 General Provisions on Adjudicatory Hearings
26.20.35 Discovery During Adjudicatory Hearings

Subtitle 21 MINING
26.21.01 Surface Mining
26.21.02 Zone of Dewatering Influence
26.21.03 Public Notice for Existing Permits
26.21.04 Utilization of Coal Combustion Byproducts in Noncoal Surface Mine Reclamation

Subtitle 22 COASTAL FACILITIES REVIEW
26.22.01 Coastal Facilities Review

Subtitle 23 NONTIDAL WETLANDS
26.23.01 General
26.23.02 Permit Application and Processing
26.23.03 Letter of Exemption
26.23.04 Mitigation
26.23.05 Agricultural and Forestry Activities
26.23.06 Nontidal Wetlands of Special State Concern

Subtitle 24 TIDAL WETLANDS
26.24.01 General
26.24.02 Permits and Licenses
26.24.03 Dredging and Filling
26.24.04 Structures
26.24.05 Mitigation

Subtitle 25 BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT
26.25.01 General - Repealed
26.25.02 Ballast Water Regulations for Vessels Entering from Ports Outside the United States - Repealed
26.25.03 Ballast Water Regulations for Vessels Entering from Ports Within the United States - Repealed

Subtitle 26 COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW FUND
26.26.01 Community Right-To-Know

Subtitle 27 HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SECURITY
26.27.01 Hazardous Material Security