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§ 7-256. Right of entry

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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 VIII. Enforcement
MD Code, Environment, § 7-256
§ 7-256. Right of entry
Entry for purpose of inspection
(a) At any reasonable time, a representative of the Department or a representative of the health department of the political jurisdiction where the hazardous substance facility is located may enter any hazardous substance facility:
(1) To inspect the hazardous substance facility;
(2) To obtain water, waste, soil, or air samples;
(3) To drill test wells; and
(4) To measure the volume and kinds of substances that are received, treated, stored, or disposed of.
Municipality
(b) If a municipality in which a hazardous substance facility is located does not have a health department, the mayor of the municipality may designate the municipal agency that may enter and inspect a hazardous substance facility under this section.

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Added by Acts 1982, c. 240, § 2. Amended by Acts 1989, c. 409.
MD Code, Environment, § 7-256, MD ENVIR § 7-256
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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