2017 Maryland Code
Title 1 - Definitions; General Provisions; Enforcement
Subtitle 8 - Maryland Uniform Environmental Covenants Act
§ 1-810. Civil actions.

Universal Citation: MD Env Code § 1-810 (2017)
  • (a) Parties. -- A civil action for injunctive or other equitable relief for violation of an environmental covenant may be maintained by:
    • (1) A party to the covenant;
    • (2) The Agency or, if it is not the Agency, the Department;
    • (3) Any person to whom the covenant expressly grants power to enforce;
    • (4) A person whose interest in the real property or whose collateral or liability may be affected by the alleged violation of the covenant; or
    • (5) The county or municipal corporation in which the real property subject to the covenant is located.
  • (b) Regulatory authority not limited. -- This subtitle does not limit the regulatory authority of the Agency or the Department under law, other than this subtitle, with respect to an environmental response project.
  • (c) Enforcement rights not resulting in liability. -- A person is not responsible for or subject to liability for environmental remediation solely because the person has the right to enforce an environmental covenant.
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