Air & Radiation Regulations in Development

Air & Radiation Regulations in Development

Below is a list of air regulations which are in the process of being developed, reviewed, or revised by the Department.  Notices of stakeholder meetings and associated materials may be found here .  

Last modified 8/31/2017

ProgramAir Quality Planning
Regulation Title
Control of NOx emissions from combustion turbines.
Purpose
Amendments to NOx emission requirements.
COMAR26.11.09.08
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Target Effective DateTBD
Status
In development

ProgramAir Quality Planning Mobile
Regulation Title
Vehicle Catalytic Converter Replacements
Purpose
Clarify requirements​ for catalyst replacement to meet CARB standards
COMAR26.11.20.07​​
Relevant Statutory DeadlineNA
Target Effective DateTBD
Status
In development

ProgramAir Quality Planning
Regulation Title
Control of Incinerators
Purpose
The purpose of this action is to amend NOx RACT for Large MWCs
COMAR26.11.08, 26.11.09.08
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Target Effective DateTBD
Status
In development. Meeting with stakeholders 9/22/2017

ProgramAir Quality Planning
Regulation Title
Opacity Amendments for Fuel Burning Equipment
Purpose
Establish revised Opacity limits within EPA SSM Policy guidelines.
COMAR26.11.09.05
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Target Effective DateTBD
Status
Under development

ProgramRadiological Health
Regulation Title
Supplement 29 to COMAR 26.12.01.01
Purpose
Establish “diagnostic medical radiation event” and other changes to radiation machine regulations
COMAR26.12.01.01 and 26.12.02.02
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Target Effective Date12/01/2017
Status
Under review by Office of Attorney General

ProgramAir Quality Planning
Regulation Title
Controls for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
Purpose
Establish VOC and Methane reductions, Incorporate EPA guidelines as necessary
COMARTBD
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Target Effective DateTBD
Status
Under development

ProgramAir Quality Planning
Regulation Title
Controls for Natural Gas Compression Stations
Purpose
Establish VOC and Methane reductions, Incorporate EPA guidelines as necessary
COMARTBD
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Target Effective DateTBD
Status
Under development

ProgramAir Quality Planning
Regulation TitleCO2 Budget Trading - RGGI
PurposeEstablish CO2 budget
COMAR26.09
Relevant Statutory Deadline
Target Effective DateTBD
StatusUnder Development

Number of Air Regulations in Development :8