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§ 7-601. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 7. Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Substances (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Community Right-to-Know Fund
MD Code, Environment, § 7-601
§ 7-601. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Extremely hazardous substance
(b) “Extremely hazardous substance” means a substance that is defined as an extremely hazardous substance under § 329(3) of the federal Act.
(c) “Facility” means a facility that is subject to the federal Act.
Federal Act
(d) “Federal Act” means the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986.1
(e) “Fund” means the Maryland Community Right-to-Know Fund established under § 7-604 of this subtitle.
Hazardous chemical
(f) “Hazardous chemical” has the meaning stated in 42 U.S.C. § 11021(e).
Local emergency planning committee or LEPC
(g) “Local emergency planning committee”, or “LEPC”, has the meaning stated in 40 C.F.R. 355.20.
Responsible person
(h) “Responsible person” means an owner or operator of a facility that is required to report under the federal Act.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 434, § 1, eff. July 1, 2002. Amended by Acts 2006, c. 44, § 6, eff. April 8, 2006.


Pub.L. 99-499, Title III, Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1728, codified at 42 U.S.C.A. § 11001 et seq.
MD Code, Environment, § 7-601, MD ENVIR § 7-601
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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