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Welcome to Maine Clean Government
What is Clean Government
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is charged by statute with protecting and improving the quality of our natural resources which constitute it, and with enhancing public opportunity to enjoy the environment by directing growth and development in a sustainable fashion. The Department advocates programs and regulatory decisions which contribute to the achievement of this mission.
The Clean Government Initiative was established to help state agencies and state-supported institutions of higher learning meet applicable environmental compliance requirements and to incorporate environmentally sustainable practices into all state government functions. The Initiative is jointly directed by the commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection, the commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services, the chancellor of the University of Maine System or the chancellor's designee, and the president of the Maine Community College System or the president's designee.
The initiative has three requirements of state agencies:
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