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Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Program (Maryland)

Eligibility 
Commercial
Construction
Industrial
Investor-Owned Utility
Municipal/Public Utility
Retail Supplier
Rural Electric Cooperative
Transportation
Utility
Program Info
State 
Maryland
Program Type 
Siting and Permitting
Provider 
Maryland Department of the Environment

The Hazardous Waste Facilities Siting Board is responsible for overseeing the siting of hazardous waste facilities in Maryland, and will treat hazardous waste facilities separately from low-level nuclear waste facilities. This legislation describes the factors considered by the Board in making siting decisions. The Board is authorized to enact rules and regulations pertaining to the siting of hazardous and low-level nuclear waste facilities.