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§ 7-206. Clean Air Act modifications to generating stations

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic Utilities

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Utilities (Refs & Annos)
Division I. Public Services and Utilities [Titles 1-15] (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Gas, Electric, and Water Companies (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Electric Generation Facility Planning (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-206
Formerly cited as MD PUBLIC UTIL COMP § 7-206
§ 7-206. Clean Air Act modifications to generating stations
Application of section
(a) This section applies to the installation of pollution control equipment or a change in the method of operation at a generating station that a person performs in order to comply with Phase II pollution control requirements of the federal Clean Air Act.1
Review and approval by Commission
(b) Any person that performs an installation or change in operation under subsection (a) of this section shall obtain prior review and approval of the Commission in accordance with:
(1) §§ 7-203, 7-207, and 7-208 of this subtitle; and
(2) the procedures set forth in § 7-205 of this subtitle and § 2-405 of the Environment Article.
Expediting Commission review and approval
(c) In order to meet compliance dates established under Title 2, Subtitle 10 of the Environment Article or the federal Clean Air Act, a Commission review and approval, or processing of an application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity under § 7-207 of this subtitle, shall be expedited and take precedence over other review and approval by the Commission if the review and approval or certificate of public convenience and necessity is required:
(1) for pollution control equipment or a change in the method of operation at a generating station; and
(2) for compliance with:
(i) Title 2, Subtitle 10 of the Environment Article;
(ii) regulations adopted by the Department of the Environment under Title 2, Subtitle 10 of the Environment Article; or
(iii) the federal Clean Air Act.

Credits

Added by Acts 1998, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1998. Amended by Acts 1999, c. 34, § 1, eff. April 13, 1999; Acts 2001, c. 347, § 1, eff. July 1, 2001; Acts 2006, c. 23, § 1, eff. July 1, 2006; Acts 2006, c. 301, § 1, eff. July 1, 2006.
Formerly Art. 78, § 54L.

Footnotes

July 14, 1955, ch. 360, 69 Stat. 322, codified at 42 U.S.C.A. § 7401 et seq.
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-206, MD PUBLIC UTIL § 7-206
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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