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§ 1-601.1. EJ Scores

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironmentEffective: October 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Environment
Title 1. Definitions; General Provisions; Enforcement (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Public Participation in the Permitting Process (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2022
MD Code, Environment, § 1-601.1
§ 1-601.1. EJ Scores
Permit applications
(a) A person applying for a permit listed under § 1-601(a) of this subtitle shall include in the permit application the EJ Score from the Maryland EJ tool for the census tract where the applicant is seeking a permit, unless the permit requires the applicant to use a tool developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Review of EJ score
(b) On receiving an application for a permit listed under § 1-601(a) of this subtitle, the Department shall, in accordance with regulations adopted under this section, review the EJ Score for the census tract where the applicant is seeking a permit using the Maryland EJ tool to verify the applicant's information.
Regulations
(c) The Department shall adopt regulations to implement this section.

Credits

Added by Acts 2022, c. 588, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2022.
MD Code, Environment, § 1-601.1, MD ENVIR § 1-601.1
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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