Public Comment Period on Proposed Regulations Impacting Marinas

The Maryland Clean Marina Program would like to notify subscribers of an opportunity for interested parties to review and comment on a draft proposal to amend Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) by adopting new regulations under COMAR 26.10 Oil Pollution Control and Storage Tank Management. The draft regulatory proposal will affect marinas that dispense fuel. 

Public comments on the draft regulatory proposal will be accepted by MDE through November 2, 2021. 

Please visit the following website to access a copy of the draft proposed regulations, a compliance guide regarding how the regulated community can comply with the regulatory changes, and procedures on how to submit comments to MDE:   https://mde.maryland.gov/programs/Regulations/HB1124/Pages/Land.aspx  (Page 13 of the Draft Proposed Regulations Compliance Guide  highlights the changes that will affect marinas.)  

Please submit comments concerning the draft proposed regulations via email, mail, fax, or telephone to:

Chris Ralston, Program Manager
Oil Control Program, Land and Materials Administration
Maryland Department of the Environment
1800 Washington Blvd., Suite 620, Baltimore, Maryland 21230-1719
410-537-3442 (telephone)
410-537-3092 (fax)
[email protected]maryland.gov
If submitting a written comment, please include “Oil Pollution Control and Storage Tank Management
Regulations” in the subject line.

General information about MDE’s Oil Control Program can be viewed on the following webpage:

https://mde.maryland.gov/programs/LAND/OilControl/Pages/index.aspx