Maryland Soil Conservation Districts Law (Maryland)

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Place Maryland

Applies to States or Provinces Maryland
Name Maryland Soil Conservation Districts Law (Maryland)
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Maryland Department of Agriculture
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-05-15
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
Information Source's%20Soil%20Conservation%20Districts.pdf


It is the policy of the state to conserve the soil, water, and related resources of the state through establishing regulations for land-use practices related to soil erosion. This legislation establishes the State Soil Conservation Committee and local Soil Conservation Districts. Districts are authorized to enact local rules and regulations pertaining to land use practices and soil conservation, while the Committee is responsible for facilitating cooperation and the interchange of information between districts, and aiding district programs.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Louise Lawrence, Executive Secretary
Department Maryland Department of Agriculture
Division State Soil Conservation Committee
Address 50 Harry S. Truman Pkwy
Place Annapolis, Maryland
Zip/Postal Code 21401
Phone 410-841-5700
Phone 2 410/841-5863
Contact Name Lynne Hoot, Executive Director
Department Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts
Address 53 Slama Road
Place Edgewater, Maryland
Zip/Postal Code 21037-1423
Phone 410.956.5771
Fax 410.956.0161

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

Authority 1: Agriculture Article, 8-101 through 8-501, Annotated Code of Maryland

Authority 2: COMAR 15.20