Mining

Licensed mining site locations - Geographic Information System (GIS) information

Borrow, Clay, Topsoil or Silt
(Performance Standards for Excavations for Borrow, Clay, Topsoil or Silt)

Contacts: Mark Stebbins (822-6367); Christina Stacey (557-0787)

Statutory sections:

Rules: Chapter 378, Variance Criteria for the Excavation of Rock, Borrow, Topsoil, Clay or Silt and Performance Standards for the Storage of Petroleum Product

Forms:

Supplemental materials:

Quarries
(Performance Standards for Quarries)

Contacts: Mark Stebbins (822-6367); Christina Stacey (557-0787)

Statutory sections:

Rules: Chapter 378, Variance Criteria for the Excavation of Rock, Borrow, Topsoil, Clay or Silt and Performance Standards for the Storage of Petroleum Product

Forms:

 

Above Ground Storage of Diesel Fuel
(Eligibility Standards for Exemption from Oil Storage Prohibition on Significant Sand & Gravel Aquifers)

Contacts: David McCaskill, Butch Bowie or John Dunlap (287-2651)

Statutory section:

  • Public Law 2007, chapter 569, An Act to Prevent the Contamination of Drinking Water Supplies
  • Resolve 2011, chapter 26
  • Resolve 2012, chapter 149

Rules: Chapter 692, Siting of Oil Storage Facilities

Forms: 

  • Certificate of Compliance – This form may also be used to apply for the required construction permit from the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM)  
  • Instructions for Submission of Certificate of Compliance and OSFM Permit-by-Rule
  • Checklist Summarizing Applicable OSFM and MDEP Installation Requirements (Guidance Only)

Related Information:

Metallic mineral mining and advanced exploration

Maine's mineral mining rules are being updated and modernized.

Metallic mineral mining and advanced exploration is regulated under the Site Law. Other laws may also apply.

Contact: Mark Stebbins (822-6367)