How do I find out about Department rulemaking and other opportunities for comment?
To assure a transparent and inclusive process the department makes every attempt to provide the public with timely information on current rulemaking and opportunities for comment on other Department matters.
- The Department offers an electronic notification service for all DEP rulemakings and opportunities for comment. Click to subscribe.
Paper notification by mail is also available for a fee. For more information, contact Mike Karagiannes, 207-287-7024.
- Newspapers: DEP publishes rulemaking notices in the legal sections of five papers: the Kennebec Journal, Lewiston Sun, Morning Sentinel, Portland Press Herald and Bangor Daily News.
- DEP rulemaking webpage.
- The Secretary of State webpage.
- Subscribe to the proposed rulemaking RSS feed.