BEP Calendar

  • June 17, 2021 - Zoom

Welcome to the Board of Environmental Protection

The Board of Environmental Protection is a seven-member citizen board whose members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature. Current members. The purpose of the Board is to provide informed, independent and timely decisions on the interpretation, administration and enforcement of the laws related to environmental protection and to provide for credible, fair and responsible public participation in department decisions. While the Board is part of the Department of Environmental Protection, it has independent decision-making authority in the areas of its responsibility. For more information on the Board's responsibilities see BEP Overview (pdf).

Opportunity for Comment: The following documents are available for public comment:

Board Meetings:

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  • In accordance with Governor Mills’ Executive Orders to protect public health by limiting public gatherings and requiring social distancing during the COVID-19 emergency, future meetings of the Maine Board of Environmental Protection will occur remotely until further notice.

For more information, you may contact the Board’s Executive Analyst at (207) 314-1458 or use our contact form.