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Air Quality

Air Contacts

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Air Monitoring and Reporting

  • Emissions Inventory
  • Meteorology
  • Monitoring

Air Permits, Licenses, Certifications

  • General Permits
  • Major Source
  • Minor Source
  • Tax Exemption Certification

Air Programs

  • Air Toxics
  • Emissions Inventory
  • Mobile Sources
  • Meteorology
  • Monitoring
  • Licensing

Air Resources and Publications

Air Rules


Land Contacts

Land Laws

Land Monitoring and Reporting

  • Biological Monitoring
  • Maine Environmental and Geographic Analysis Database (EGAD)
  • Significant Wildlife Habitat

Land Permits, Licenses, Certifications

  • Erosion Control Contractor Certification
  • Hydropower & Dams
  • Mining
  • Natural Resources Protection Act (NRPA)
    • Permit by rule
    • Significant Wildlife Habitat
    • Significant Vernal Pools
    • Coastal Sand Dunes
    • Wetlands
  • Sand, Salt Storage Area Registration
  • Site Location of Development (Site Law)

Land Programs

  • Erosion and Sedimentation Control
  • Natural Resources Protection Act
  • Shoreland Zoning
  • Site Location of Development
  • Watershed Planning and Management

Land Resources and Publications

Land Rules

Spills & Site Cleanup

Spills & Site Cleanup Contacts

Spills & Site Cleanup Laws

Spills & Site Cleanup Monitoring and Reporting

  • EGAD
  • Hazardous and oil spill system online report service
  • Institutional Controls database

Spills & Site Cleanup Programs

  • Brownfields
  • Emergency spill response
  • Federal facilities and superfund
  • Groundwater Fund/FIRB
  • Municipal landfill remediation
  • Petroleum clean up
  • Uncontrolled Sites
  • Voluntary response action program

Spills & Site Cleanup Resources and Publications

Spills & Site Cleanup Rules


Sustainability Contacts

Sustainability Laws

Sustainability Notifications and Reporting

  • Annual Municipal Solid Waste Management Reporting
  • Mercury-added Products Notification and Labeling

Sustainability Permits, Certifications, Registrations

Sustainability Programs

  • Returnable Beverage Containers (Bottle Bill)
  • Climate Change
  • Product Stewardship
  • Recycling
  • Organics Management

Sustainability Resources and Publications

Sustainability Rules

Waste Management

Waste Management Contacts

Waste Management Laws

Waste Management Monitoring and Reporting

  • Environmental and Geographic Analysis Database (EGAD) – waste and oil facilities
  • Hazardous and universal waste annual reports
    • Demanufacturing annual reports
    • EPA notification form
    • Facility-specific reporting requirements
    • Hazardous waste manifests
  • Underground oil storage tank annual inspections

Waste Management Permits, Licenses, Certifications

  • Asbestos abatement
  • Biomedical waste
  • Hazardous waste facilities
  • Hazardous waste transporters
  • Lead abatement
  • Marine oil terminals, oil conveyance
  • Solid waste facilities
  • Solid waste transporters
  • Vessel anchorage
  • Waste oil

Waste Management Programs

  • Oil Related
    • Aboveground oil storage tanks
    • Oil Conveyance
    • Spill prevention control and countermeasures
    • Underground storage tanks
    • Waste oil
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste
    • Asbestos
    • Biomedical waste
    • Hazardous Waste, Universal Waste
    • Lead hazard prevention
    • Residuals, sludge and composting
    • Solid Waste
  • Water Supply Protection

Waste Management Resources and Publications

Waste Management Rules


Water Contacts

Water Laws

Water Monitoring and Reporting

  • Biological monitoring
  • Classification of Maine waters
  • Coastal, Marine Monitoring & Assessment
  • Lake monitoring & assessment
  • River and Stream Monitoring and Assessment
  • Toxics
    • Dioxin monitoring
    • Surface Water Ambient Toxics Monitoring Program (SWAT)
  • Integrated water quality monitoring and assessment reports (305b/303d)
  • Total maximum daily load (TMDL) documents
  • Water withdrawal reporting

Water Permits, Licenses, Certifications

  • Tax Exemption Certification
  • Waste Discharge
    • General Permits
      • Antifouling paint
      • Aquatic Pesticides
      • Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture
      • Construction Activity
      • Large Commercial Passenger Vessels
      • Long Creek Watershed, Post-construction stormwater discharge
      • Multisector Stormwater, Industrial (MSGP)
      • Municipal Separate Stormwater (MS4)
    • Municipal, Industrial Discharge
    • Overboard Discharge
    • Sand, Salt Storage Areas
    • Subsurface
      • Floor drains
      • Underground Injection Control
      • Non-domestic subsurface wastewater disposal systems
      • Municipal subsurface wastewater disposal systems
  • Wastewater Operator Certification Program
  • Water Quality Certifications

Water Programs

  • Maine Beaches
  • Combined Sewer Overflow Program
  • Invasive aquatic plants
  • Stormwater
  • Sustainable water use
  • Waste Discharge
  • Wastewater Treatment Engineering

Water Resources and Publications

Water Rules