WHEREAS, The Yard at Curtis Bay has become an integral part
of the surrounding community and has provided jobs for a large
number of Marylanders; and
WHEREAS, The closing of the Yard will result in a
significant loss to our community, the layoff of a large number
of our citizens, and will have a seriously adverse impact on the
economic well-being of Maryland; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF MARYLAND, That the
Maryland General Assembly supports the respective representatives
in the Congress of the United States in taking whatever actions
necessary to prevent the closing of the Curtis Bay Coast Guard
Yard; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution be forwarded by the
Department of Legislative Reference to the Honorable William
Donald Schaefer, Governor of Maryland; the Honorable Thomas V.
Mike Miller, Jr., President of the Senate of Maryland; and the
Honorable R. Clayton Mitchell, Jr., Speaker of the House of
Delegates; and to the Maryland Congressional Delegation: Senators
Paul S. Sarbanes and Barbara A. Mikulski, Senate Office Building,
Washington, D.C. 20510; and Representatives Royden P. Dyson,
Helen Delich Bentley, Benjamin L. Cardin, C. Thomas McMillen,
Steny H. Hoyer, Beverly B. Byron, Kweisi Mfume, and Constance A.
Morella, House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515.
Signed May 27, 1988.
(House Joint Resolution No. 8)
A House Joint Resolution concerning
Financial Responsibility of Owners and Operators of
Underground Storage Tanks
FOR the purpose of requesting the United States Environmental
Protection Agency to give the State guidelines for the
establishment of an adequate State program designed to
assist owners and operators of underground storage tanks in
meeting the financial responsibility requirement mandated by
Subtitle I of the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery
Act and proposed regulations.
WHEREAS, The United States Congress, in order to protect the
nation's supply of groundwater, amended the federal Resource
Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) by adding Subtitle I to
address the problem of leaking underground storage tanks; and
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