Md. Code Regs. 26.04.09.03

Current through Register Vol. 51, No. 14, July 12, 2024
Section 26.04.09.03 - General Restrictions and Specifically Prohibited Acts
A. General Restrictions. The Department, in exercising its authority under these regulations with respect to the granting or renewal of permits or reviewing operations of a facility or allowing continued operation under a general permit, shall consider all material required under these regulations to evaluate whether any of the following factors is likely to occur or has occurred. A person may not engage in natural wood waste recycling in a manner which will likely:
(1) Create a nuisance;
(2) Be conducive to insect and rodent infestation or the harboring of animals;
(3) Cause a discharge of constituents derived from natural wood waste into the air unless otherwise permitted by the Department;
(4) Cause a discharge of constituents derived from natural wood waste to waters of this State unless otherwise permitted by the Department;
(5) Harm the environment; or
(6) Create other hazards to the public health, safety, or comfort as may be determined by the Department.
B. Specific Prohibited Acts.
(1) A person may not operate a natural wood waste recycling facility in this State except in accordance with the provisions of these regulations.
(2) A natural wood waste recycling facility may accept only natural wood waste.
(3) A person may not burn wood waste at a natural wood waste recycling facility except as permitted by the Department.

Md. Code Regs. 26.04.09.03