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Julie Oberg
410-537-3003

Robert Ballinger
410-537-3012

MDE Lists Upcoming Public Meetings and Hearings for Coming Weeks

BALTIMORE, MD (March 21, 2007) - The following is a list of upcoming public meetings and hearings related to permitting or other activities of the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE). Updated schedules will be released as necessary. Information on all public meetings, hearings and calendars is posted on MDE’s website at mde.maryland.gov/calendar.

March 22

  • Subject
    Meeting of the State Board of Waterworks and Waste Systems Operators to discuss regulations of operators and license matters

  • Time
    10:00 a.m.

  • Location
    Maryland Environmental Services, 259 Najoles Road, Millersville

  • Contact
    Lee Haskins, 410-537-3594

 

  • Subject
    Joint State/Federal public hearing regarding Tidal Wetlands Permit Application #07-PR-0533/200565932 to construct a pier extension, mooring piles and extend clusters for navigational access located on the Potomac River

  • Time
    10:00 a.m.

  • Location
    St. Mary’s Governmental Center, 23115 Leonard Hall Drive, Leonardtown

  • Contact
    Robert Tabisz, 410-537-3838

 

  • Subject
    Information meeting to discuss one sewage sludge utilization permit application received from Synagro Central, LLC to lad apply sewage sludge at agricultural rates on one farm.

  • Time
    7:00 p.m.

  • Location
    Union Bridge Community Center, 4770 Ladiesburg Road, Union Bridge

  • Contact
    Nazeeh Freij, 410-537-3375 or Gail Castleman, 410-537-3310

March 26

  • Subject
    Public hearing regarding State Discharge Permit #05-DP-3323, Centreville WWTP to discharge an average of 542,000 gpd (including 500,000 gpd in the existing permit and 42,000 gpd additional flow) of treated domestic wastewater to groundwater via a spray irrigation system

  • Time
    6:00 p.m.

  • Location
    Queen Anne’s High School Cafeteria, 125 Ruthsburgs Road, Centreville

  • Contact
    Ching-Tzone Tien, 410-537-3662

March 28

  • Subject
    Public meeting of the State Board of Well Drillers to discuss regulations of well drillers and well construction matters

  • Time
    9:00 a.m.

  • Location
    MDE, Terra Conference Room, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore

  • Contact
    Willie Everett, 410-537-3644

March 29

  • Subject
    Public meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Management and Protection of the State’s Water Resources

  • Time
    9:00 a.m.

  • Location
    MDE, Aqua & Aeris Conference Rooms, 1st Floor Lobby, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore

  • Contact
    Herb Sachs, 410-537-3702

 

  • Subject
    APG Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting (update on J-Field and Canal Creek)

  • Time
    7:00 p.m.

  • Location
    Edgewood Senior Center, 1000 Gateway Road, Edgewood

  • Contact
    Harold Dye, 410-537-3343 or John Fairbank, 410-537-3475

 

  • Subject
    Ft. Detrick Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting

  • Time
    7:30 p.m.

  • Location
    U.S. Army Garrison Headquarters, 810 Schreider Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room #3, Fort Detrick

  • Contact
    Harold Dye, 410-537-3343 or Andy Zarins, 410-537-3419

April 4

  • Subject
    Meeting of the Board of the Board of Environmental Sanitarians

  • Time
    9:00 a.m.

  • Location
    Howard County Bureau of Utilities, 8270 Old Montgomery Road, Columbia

  • Contact
    Lee Haskins, 410-537-3594

 

  • Subject
    Informational meeting on four Charles County Sewage Sludge Utilization Permit applications from Agri-Services Corp. to land apply treated sewage sludge at four sites

  • Time
    11:00 a.m.

  • Location
    Government Office Building Auditorium, Baltimore & Washington Streets, LaPlata

  • Contact
    Nazeeh Freij, 410-537-3375 or Gail Castleman, 410-537-3310

 

  • Subject
    Ft. George G. Meade Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting

  • Time
    7:00 p.m.

  • Location
    Building 1978 (DOIM), 20th Street and Route 175, Fort Meade

  • Contact
    Harold Dye, 410-537-3343 or Andy Zarins, 410-537-3419

 

  • Subject
    Informational meeting for Anatomy Gifts Registry for a Permit to Construct for a crematory to be located at their existing site

  • Time
    7:00 p.m.

  • Location
    MDOT Building, Harry Hughes Suite, 7201 Corporate Center Dr., Hanover

  • Contact
    Shannon Heafey, 410-537-4433

April 5

  • Subject
    Meeting of the Governor’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission

  • Time
    9:30 a.m.

  • Location
    MDE, Aeris Conference Room, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore

  • Contact
    Tracy Smith, 410-537-3848

April 6

  • Subject
    State Water Quality Advisory Committee Meeting

  • Time
    9:30 a.m.

  • Location
    MDE Terra Conference Room, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore

  • Contact
    Christine Thomas, 410-537-3524

April 9

  • Subject
    Meeting regarding the renewal of State Discharge Permit Application #07-DP-0594, Hampstead wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) to discharge an average of 900,000 gpd of treated domestic wastewater from the plant to North Piney Run

  • Time
    6:00 p.m.

  • Location
    Carroll County Department of Health, 290 S. Center Street, Room 153, Westminster

  • Contact
    Stephen Luckman, 410-537-3671

April 12

  • Subject
    Meeting of the Controlled Hazardous Substances Advisory Council

  • Time
    9:00 a.m.

  • Location
    MDE, Potomac Conference Room, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore

  • Contact
    Ed Hammerberg, 410-537-3345

April 18

  • Subject
    Bay Restoration Fund Advisory Committee Meeting.

  • Time
    1:00 p.m.

  • Location
    Aqua and Terra Conference Rooms, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore

  • Contact
    Rajiv Chawla 410-537-3770

April 19

  • Subject
    Meeting of the State Board of Waterworks and Waste Systems Operators to discuss regulations of operators and license matters

  • Time
    10:00 a.m.

  • Location
    Wye Island Natural Resources Management. Area, 632 Wye Island Road, Queenstown

  • Contact
    Lee Haskins, 410-537-3594

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