Spills & Site Cleanup Rules

All DEP Rules (off-site, Secretary of State)

Department Proposed Rulemaking

The Maine Department of the Secretary of State, Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions maintains online copies of agency rule chapters.

The electronic version maintained by the Department of the Secretary of State and are in MS Word format unless otherwise noted. Rule chapters downloaded from the site should not be considered "official" state rules for use before a court. Contact the Secretary of State's Administrative Proccedure Act Office for certified copies of rule chapters.

For general questions regarding Department Rulemaking please contact Jeff Crawford (207) 287-7647. For specific questions regarding Rules applicability please contact program staff.

Ch. 2 Rules Concerning the Processing of Applications and Other Administrative Matters
Ch. 400 Solid Waste Management Rules: General Provisions
Ch. 401 Solid Waste Management Rules: Landfill Siting, Design and Operation
Ch. 405 Solid Waste Management Rules: Water Quality Monitoring, Leachate Monitoring, and Waste Characterization
Ch. 600 Oil Discharge Prevention and Pollution Control Rules for Marine Oil Terminal Facilities, Transportation Pipelines and Vessels
Ch. 680 Tanker Anchorage Rules
Ch. 691 Rules for Underground Oil Storage Facilities
Ch. 692 Siting of Oil Storage Facilities
Ch. 693 Operator Training for Underground Oil and Hazardous Substance Storage Facilities
Ch. 695 Registration / Installation / Operation and Closure of Underground Hazard Substance Storage Facility
Ch. 696 Oil Discharge and Pollution Control Rules for Rail Tank Cars
Ch. 700 Wellhead Protection: Siting of Facilities that Pose a Significant Threat to Drinking Water
Ch. 801 Discharge of Hazardous Matter: Removal and Written Reporting Procedures
Ch. 851 Standards for Generators of Hazardous Waste
Ch. 853 Licensing of Transporters of Hazardous Waste
Ch. 854 Standards for Hazardous Waste Facilities
Ch. 856 Licensing of Hazardous Waste Facilities
Ch. 858 Universal Waste Rules
Ch. 860 Waste Oil Management Rules
Ch. 900 Biomedical Waste Management Rules