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§ 2-301. Air quality rules and regulations

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Environment
Title 2. Ambient Air Quality Control (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Rulemaking
MD Code, Environment, § 2-301
§ 2-301. Air quality rules and regulations
In general
(a) The Department:
(1) May adopt rules and regulations for the control of air pollution in this State, including testing, monitoring, record keeping, and reporting requirements; and
(2) Shall adopt rules and regulations that establish standards and procedures to be followed whenever pollution of the air reaches an emergency condition.
Required considerations
(b) In adopting any rule or regulation under this title, the Department shall consider, among other things:
(1) The residential, commercial, or industrial nature of the area affected;
(2) Zoning;
(3) The nature and source of various kinds of air pollution;
(4) The problems of any commercial or industrial establishment that may be affected by the rule or regulation; and
(5) The environmental conditions, population density, and topography of any area that may be affected by the rule or regulation.
Grain drying operations
(c) Any rule or regulation adopted under this title that relates to grain drying operations shall be adopted with the advice and consent of the State Department of Agriculture.

Credits

Added by Acts 1982, c. 240, § 2.
Formerly Art. 43, §§ 693, 696, 697.
MD Code, Environment, § 2-301, MD ENVIR § 2-301
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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