MDE Moves to Make Emergency Stormwater Compromise Regulations Permanent

The Maryland Department of the Environment proposed to make the emergency regulations adopted as part of the stormwater compromise during the 2010 Session permanent in the May 21 issue of the Maryland Register.  The regulation language, which created a grandfathering provision for development projects “already in the pipeline” and clarified when local governments could approve the use of alternative measures or waivers, can be found in the following Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) sections:,, and  Public comment period on the proposed action runs through June 21.

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