Healthy Air Act (Maryland)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Maryland

Applies to States or Provinces Maryland
Name Healthy Air Act (Maryland)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Coal with CCS
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Maryland Department of the Environment
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


The Maryland Healthy Air Act was developed with the purpose of bringing Maryland into attainment with the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone and fine particulate matter by the federal deadline of 2010.  The act and the subsequent regulations also requires the reduction of mercury emissions from coal-fired electric generating units and significantly reduces atmospheric deposition of nitrogen to the Chesapeake Bay and other waters of the State. Additional regulations address general emission standards and registration and reporting requirements.

Policy Contact

Department Maryland Department of the Environment
Division Air and Radiation Management Administration
Address 1800 Washington Boulevard
Place Baltimore, Maryland
Zip/Postal Code 21230
Phone (410) 537-3000

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Environment Article, 2-1001 through 2-1005, Annotated Code of Maryland

Authority 2: COMAR 26.11.27

Authority 3: COMAR 26.11.01 through 26.11.06