University of Maryland Extension

Understanding Frederick County’s Stormwater Remediation Fee

Amanda Rockler (, Jennifer Dindinger (, Amy Scaroni

In 2012, the State of Maryland passed the

Watershed Protection and Restoration Program

(HB-987) which mandates that counties subject to

a certain municipal stormwater permit institute a

stormwater remediation fee. The purpose of the

charge is to manage pollution carried by

stormwater into local waterways.

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