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Maryland Manual, 1973-74
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Donald R. Bunker, 1974; Leo P. Ford, 1974; Charles E. Harr,
1974; Raymond Ludlow, Jr., 1974; Arnold Schiffman, 1974.
J. Roland Tubman, Executive Director
Tawes State Office Building, Annapolis 21401 Telephone: 267-5520
The Maryland State Board of Well Drillers was created by Chapter
584, Acts of 1968. The Board consists of seven members appointed by
the Secretary of Natural Resources, with the approval of the Gov-
ernor, for two-year terms by and with the advice and consent of the
Senate. One member represents the Eastern Shore, one represents
Central Maryland and Baltimore City, one represents Southern Mary-
land, and one represents Western Maryland. The regional members
must be licensed well drillers and be actively engaged in the well
drilling business in the State at the time of their appointment. Of the
remaining three members, one must represent the public at large and
be Chairman of the Board. One member represents the Water Re-
sources Administration and one the Environmental Health Administra-
tion of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
The Board administers and enforces all provisions of the Well
Drillers Law. The Board is expressly vested with the power and
authority to make and enforce such rules and regulations in order to
carry out the provisions of the Act. The Board examines and licenses
by written examination and field test, qualified applicants to engage
in the business of well drilling in the State. The Board administers
the statutory requirements of insurance and bonding, issues, suspends
and revokes licenses, holds hearings in cases of violation of provisions
of the law or any of the Board's rules and regulations, and in general,
regulates the business of well drilling in the State (Natural Resources
Article, sees. 8-608 to 8-613).
Appropriations 1973 1974
General Funds ................. $22,957 $24,878
Staff: 1.
Chairman: Spencer P. Ellis
Fred W. Sieling, Louis N. Phippa, Jr., Paul W. McKee, James B.
Coulter, Kenneth N. Weaver, Vladimir A. Wahbe.
Tawes State Office Building, Annapolis 21401 Telephone: 267-1261
The Scenic Rivers Review Board was created by Chapter 85, Acts
of 1968, to make an inventory and to recommend annually to the
General Assembly, rivers of Maryland and related adjacent land areas,
which possess outstanding scenic, fishing, wildlife and other recrea-
tion values of present and potential benefit to the citizens of Mary-
land. The Board consists of the Secretary of the Department of
Natural Resources, the Secretary of State Planning, the Chairman of
the Maryland Environmental Trust, and the five departmental direc-
tors of the department of Natural Resources.
The Board cooperates with Federal agencies, other State agencies,
and counties to inventory and establish a Maryland Scenic River
System. Agencies within the Department of Natural Resources are
directed to administer the Scenic Rivers Program in such a manner
that it will provide wise management of this resource. The waters
and adjacent lands are to be preserved for their scenic and aesthetic
qualities. Scenic rivers may be developed to accommodate limited
multiple uses. However, the main objective is to designate streams

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