The Maryland Department of the Environment is committed to making this web site compliant with the State's nonvisual accessibility requirements (Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 14.33.02.01-.12). For more information on these regulations and guidance, please visit the Maryland Information Technology Nonvisual Access Website.
Accessing Documents in Different File Formats
Content on this website may be in different file formats that require plug-ins, or separate browser components, to properly view. All required plug-ins are free to use. PDF documents ensure that you will be able to obtain publications in their original format regardless of what type of computer, browser or operating system you use to access the Internet. In order to view and/or print PDF documents, you must first download the Acrobat Reader software. For best results, make sure you install version 6 or later of the Acrobat Reader. Other plug-ins you may need are: Microsoft Word Viewer and Microsoft Excel Viewer.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader, eye tracking device, voice recognition software, etc.) and have difficulty accessing information on our website, please contact us at MDE.WEBMASTER@maryland.gov and provide the URL (web address) of the information you tried to access, the problem you experienced, and your contact information so we may assist you with the request.