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Environment - Permit Determinations - Cumulative Impact Assessments

Sponsored by:

Senator Benson


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of the Environment to require a specified applicant to conduct and submit to the Department a cumulative impact assessment before the Department prepares a tentative determination on a specified permit application; requiring a cumulative impact assessment to address the likely impact on the environment and on human populations that will result from specified incremental impacts; authorizing the Department to adopt regulations necessary to implement the Act; applying the Act prospectively; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Benson, Madaleno, Manno, Pinsky, Ramirez, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1210
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs   View Committee HearingEnvironmental Matters   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Narrow Subject(s):Assessments
Electronic Government
Environment, Department of
Environmental Health -see also- Pollution
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn
Health -see also- Mental Health
Industry and Technology
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Nuclear Matters -see also- Power Plants
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Prince George's County
Refuse Disposal -see also- Recycling
Rules and Regulations
Zoning and Planning

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