LD 1643/ Public Law chapter 452
Work Group - Review of Ground Water Regulations 2005-2006
February 10, 2006
9:00 AM - Noon
DEP Response Building Conference Room
4 Blossom Lane
Augusta, Maine

location map for DEP response building
Location map
for meeting room


Goal for this meeting: Review issues raised by members of the group, develop consensus on those we should address, and provide direction on how they should be addressed.

8:45    Arrival, coffee and refreshments.

9:00    Discussion of issues regarding the adequacy of current ground water withdrawal regulations.

Broad areas of issues for discussion:

  • Relationships between levels of government (LURC/DEP/Towns) and between state agencies
  • Review criteria (e.g. environmental protection, competing human uses)
    • Thresholds
    • Stewardship
    • Allocation
  • Available information and science
  • Available resources

11:00    Summary

11:30    Next steps

Last updated on February 7, 2006