Waste Management 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 Mark Margerum (207) 287-7842. For specific questions regarding Rules applicability please contact program staff.

Ch. 80, Reduction of Toxics in Packaging
Ch. 400, Solid Waste Management Rules: General Provisions
Ch. 401, Solid Waste Management Rules: Landfill Siting, Design and Operation
Ch. 402, Solid Waste Management Rules: Transfer Stations and Storage Sites for Solid Waste
Ch. 403, Solid Waste Management Rules: Incineration Facilities
Ch. 405, Solid Waste Management Rules: Water Quality Monitoring, Leachate Monitoring, and Waste Characterization
Ch. 409, Solid Waste Management Rules: Processing Facilities
Ch. 410, Solid Waste Management Rules: Composting Facilities
Ch. 411, Solid Waste Management Rules: Non-Hazardous Waste Transporter Licenses
Ch. 415, Solid Waste Management Rules: Reasonable Costs for the Handling and Recycling of Electronic Wastes
Ch. 418, Solid Waste Management Rules: Beneficial Use of Solid Wastes
Ch. 419, Solid Waste Management Rules: Agronomic Utilization of Residuals
Ch. 420, Solid Waste Management Rules: Septage Management Rules
Ch. 424, Solid Waste Management Rules: Lead Management Regulations
Ch. 425, Solid Waste Management Rules: Asbestos Management Regulations
Ch. 426, Responsibilities under the Returnable Beverage Container Law
Ch. 600, Oil Discharge Prevention and Pollution Control Rules for Marine Oil Terminal Facilities, Transportation Pipelines and Vessels
Ch. 680, Tanker Anchorage Rules
Ch. 685, Payment and Reimbursement of Oil Transfer Fees
Ch. 686, Standards for Assessing Ability to Pay Deductibles under the State Insurance Program for Oil Storage Tanks
Ch. 691, Rules for Underground Oil Storage Facilities
Ch. 692, Siting of Oil Storage Facilities
Ch. 693, Operator Training for Underground Oil, Hazardous Substance, and Field Constructed Underground Oil Storage Facilities, and Airport Hydrant Systems
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. 800, Identification of Hazardous Matter
Appendix to Chapter 800: §302.4 Designation of Hazardous Substances
Ch. 801, Discharge of Hazardous Matter: Removal and Written Reporting Procedures
Ch. 850, Identification of Hazardous Wastes
Ch. 851, Standards for Generators of Hazardous Waste
Ch. 852, Land Disposal Restrictions
Ch. 853, Licensing of Transporters of Hazardous Waste
Ch. 854, Standards for Hazardous Waste Facilities
Ch. 855, Interim Licenses for Waste Facilities for Hazardous Waste
Ch. 856, Licensing of Hazardous Waste Facilities
Ch. 857, Hazardous Waste Manifest Requirements
Ch. 858, Universal Waste Rules
Ch. 860, Waste Oil Management Rules
Ch. 870, Labeling of Mercury-added Products
Ch. 872, Exemptions from the Ban on Sale of Mercury-added Switches, Relays and Measuring Devices
Ch. 880, Regulation of Chemical Use in Children's Products
Ch. 881, Fees: Chemical Use in Children's Products
Ch. 882, Designation of Bisphenol A as a Priority Chemical and Regulation of Bisphelol A in Consumer Products
Ch. 883, Designation of the Chemical Class Nonylphenol and Nonylphenol Ethoxylates as a Priority Chemical
Ch. 884, Designation of Cadmium as a Priority Chemical and Regulation of Cadmium in Children's Products
Ch. 885, Designation of Formaldehyde as a Priority Chemical and Regulation of Formaldehyde in Children's Products
Ch. 886, Designation of Mercury as a Priority Chemical and Regulation of Mercury in Children's Products
Ch. 887, Designation of Arsenic as a Priority Chemical and Regulation of Arsenic in Children's Products
Ch. 888, Designation of Four Members of the Chemical Class Phthalates as Priority Chemicals
Ch. 889, Designation of Two Flame Retardants as Priority Chemicals
Ch. 890, Designation of PFOS and Its Salts as Priority Chemicals
Ch. 900, Biomedical Waste Management Rules

06 481 Board of Underground Storage Tank Installers

Ch. 1, Administrative Rules
Ch. 2, Rules of Practice and Procedure Governing Adjudicatory Proceedings
Ch. 3, Certification of Underground Oil Tank Installers
Ch. 6, Certification of Underground Oil Storage Tank Inspectors