Maryland Contractors Face Changes in Erosion and Sediment Control


By their very nature, construction sites are particularly likely to create

conditions that, if left unchecked, can cause erosion and sediment loss. For

this reason, federal and state laws establish various standards for the

installation and maintenance of techniques and structures designed to

minimize and control erosion and sediment loss during construction. Thanks

to a recent settlement, these standards are likely to become more demanding

for contractors in Maryland. Joe Kovars of Ober|Kaler explains.

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