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§ 2-105. Air pollution emergency

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 2. Ambient Air Quality Control (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Definitions; General Provisions
MD Code, Environment, § 2-105
§ 2-105. Air pollution emergency
Advice to and power of the Governor
(a)(1) In accordance with the rules and regulations adopted by the Department, the Secretary shall advise the Governor when an air pollution emergency exists or is reasonably certain to occur.
(2) When so advised, the Governor may issue an executive order that:
(i) Proclaims an air pollution emergency; and
(ii) Requires the immediate elimination of specifically identifiable sources of air pollution.
Power of the Attorney General
(b) If a person violates an executive order issued under this section, the Attorney General may sue in a court of appropriate jurisdiction to enforce compliance with the order.


Added by Acts 1982, c. 240, § 2.
Formerly Art. 43, § 696.
MD Code, Environment, § 2-105, MD ENVIR § 2-105
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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