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July 1, 2012 Proposed Executive Regulations

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MCER NO. 7-12:  PROPOSED DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION REGULATION
                         Solid Waste and Recycling

SUMMARY:  The proposed regulation establishes a new recycling goal for Montgomery County to recycle 70 percent of the solid waste stream generated in the County by end of Calendar Year 2020.  In addition, the regulation specifies that the County will adopt the State of Maryland methodology, as per the Maryland Recycling Act, to measure the County�s recycling rate, and will include the Source Reduction Credit used to calculate its Waste Diversion Rate.

COMMENTS:  Written comments must be submitted by July 31, 2012, to Eileen Kao, DEP/DSWS, 101 Monroe Street, 6th Floor, Rockville, MD  20850, 240-777-6406, TTY 240-777-6442.
Email:  Eileen.Kao@montgomerycountymd.gov

AUTHORIZATION AND PROCEDURAL METHOD:  Montgomery County Code, 2004, Section 48-47, Method 1.

COPIES OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION:  A copy of the proposed regulation may be obtained from Serena Bell, Department of Environmental Protection/DSWS, 101 Monroe Street, 6th Floor, Rockville, MD  20850, Phone 240-777-6459, TTY 240-777-6442.
Email:  Serena.Bell@montgomerycountymd.gov


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