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§ 7-239.2. Legislative findings

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Environment
Title 7. Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Substances (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Controlled Hazardous Substances (Refs & Annos)
Part VI. Controlled Hazardous Substance Facility Permit
MD Code, Environment, § 7-239.2
§ 7-239.2. Legislative findings
In general
(a) The State of Maryland finds that the chemical warfare materials specified under § 7-239.1 of this subtitle were designed for warfare, specifically the destruction of human beings, and for no legitimate civilian industrial use.
Disposal
(b) The State recognizes the need to dispose of these chemical warfare materials as safely as possible, ensuring the health and safety of State residents by the regulation of their release into the environment.
Application for treatment or incineration
(c) Since these chemical warfare materials are highly toxic or carcinogenic, in addition to any other applicable requirements at law, the State shall require without exemption or waiver that an applicant for the treatment by incineration of chemical warfare materials shall comply with all the requirements of this subtitle and all regulations adopted under this subtitle.

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Added by Acts 1993, c. 612.
MD Code, Environment, § 7-239.2, MD ENVIR § 7-239.2
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 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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