The 2013 Draft MDE General Permit for Stormwater Associated with Construction Activity

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The Maryland Department of the Environment (“MDE”) recently released a draft version of the General Permit for Stormwater Associated with Construction Activity that, if adopted, will replace the existing 2009 General Permit which expires on December 31, 2013. MDE expects to adopt the Draft Permit effective January 1, 2014. Construction projects that involve more than one acre of disturbance are required to obtain coverage under this permit or an individual permit.

Once adopted, the Permit will be in effect for five years. The Draft Permit contains several important new provisions, including...

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Topics:  Construction Contracts, Construction Litigation, Environmental Liability, Environmental Policies, Land Developers, Permits, Storm Water

Published In: Construction Updates, Environmental Updates, Commercial Real Estate Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates, Zoning, Planning & Land Use Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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