MaineDOT Environmental Office

The Environmental Office plays a lead role in proactively integrating transportation, environmental and innovation objectives with the department's plans, operations and maintenance activities. The Environmental Office consist of:

Environmental Org Chart (PDF)

NEPA, Permits and Coordination

Coordinates with Project Development and Maintenance to process environmental reviews, the National Environmental Policy Act, and Federal and State permit approvals.

Historic, Cultural and Parkland

Historic and cultural reviews in accordance with Section 106, Section 4(f), and Section 6(f).

Environmental Construction Support

Ensures environmental construction commitments are implemented in the field

Groundwater and Hazardous Materials

Coordinates hazardous material reviews and the well water program

Hydrology and Stormwater

Performs hydrologic studies for highway and bridge projects and manages the stormwater program

Natural Resources

Natural resource identification and assessment, including Endangered Species Act, Essential Fish Habitat, and Marine Mammal Protection Act


Coordinates sustainability actions regarding climate goals.