[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of College Park 9-10-1991 as part of Ord. No. 91-O-22. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 3, Air Pollution Control, adopted 3-26-1968 by Ord. No. 68-O-2.
The City of College Park hereby adopts and incorporates by reference the Maryland Department of the Environment Air Quality Control Regulations, as may be amended from time to time, with the additions, insertions and changes indicated herein.
Representatives of the Maryland Department of the Environment and the Prince George's Health Department, in addition to City code enforcement officers, may enter and inspect any property or premises for the purpose of investigating air pollution or for determining compliance with the Air Quality Control Regulations.
Any person, firm or agent proposing to construct within the City's boundaries a solid-waste-to-energy plant shall prepare or cause to be prepared and submit to the City an environmental impact statement, which shall provide, among other matters, a detailed analysis of the harmful and/or potentially harmful air emissions that would and/or could issue from the stack and their effect on the health, welfare and safety of the citizens of College Park.
Failure to comply with this requirement prior to inception of any construction of such plant shall result in the imposition of a fine by way of a municipal infraction as set forth in Chapter 110, Fees and Penalties, under the provisions of Article 23A, § 3(b), of the Annotated Code of Maryland, in addition to authorizing the City to seek injunctive relief.
[Amended 12-10-1991 by Ord. No. 91-O-24]
The Maryland Department of the Environment shall have enforcement powers within the City of its Air Quality Control Regulations.