Spills & Site Cleanup Laws

Title 38: WATERS AND NAVIGATION

Chapter 2, Subchapter 1: DEP ORGANIZATION AND POWERS

§342-B. Liability of fiduciaries and lenders
§343-E. Voluntary response action program
§343-F. Reporting and disclosure requirements
§347-A. Violations
§347-C. Right of inspection and entry
§349. Penalties

Chapter 3, Subchapter 2-A: OIL DISCHARGE PREVENTION AND POLLUTION CONTROL

§541. Findings; purpose
§542. Definitions
§543. Pollution and corruption of waters and lands of the State prohibited
§544. Powers and duties of the board
§545. Operation without license prohibited
§545-B. Registration of transportation of oil in inland areas
§546. Regulatory powers of board
§546-A. State marine oil spill contingency plan
§546-B. Sensitive area identification and protection
§546-C. Wildlife rehabilitation plan
§547. Emergency proclamation; Governor's powers
§548. Removal of prohibited discharges
§549. Personnel and equipment
§550. Enforcement; penalties
§551. Maine Coastal and Inland Surface Oil Clean-up Fund
§551-A. Oil Spill Advisory Committee
§552. Liability
§552-A. Detention of vessels
§553. Interstate Compact, authority
§555. Budget approval
§556. Municipal ordinances; powers limited
§557. Construction
§560. Vessels at anchorage

Chapter 3, Subchapter 2-B: UNDERGROUND OIL STORAGE FACILITIES AND GROUND WATER PROTECTION

§561. Findings; purpose
§562-A. Definitions
§563. Registration of underground oil storage tanks
§563-A. Prohibition of nonconforming underground oil storage facilities and tanks
§563-B. Regulatory powers of department
§564. Regulation of underground oil storage facilities used to store motor fuels or used in the marketing and distribution of oil
§565. Regulation of underground oil storage facilities used for consumption on the premises or by the owner or operator
§566-A. Abandonment of underground oil storage facilities and tanks
§567. Certification of underground tank installers
§567-A. Certifications
§568. Cleanup and removal of prohibited discharges
§568-A. Fund coverage requirements
§568-B. Fund Insurance Review Board created
§569-A. Ground Water Oil Clean-up Fund
§570. Liability
§570-A. Budget Approval
§570-B. Personnel and equipment
§570-C. Municipal ordinances; powers limited
§570-D. Transition
§570-E. Legislative review
§570-F. Special provisions
§570-G. Construction
§570-H. Report; adequacy of fund
§570-K. Aboveground oil storage facilities
§571. Corrupting waters forbidden

Chapter 13-B: UNCONTROLLED HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE SITES §1361 - §1371
Chapter 13-D: Wellhead Protection
Chapter 14: LIABILITY OF PERSONS MITIGATING THE EFFECTS OF DISCHARGE OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS (§1401 - §1404)
Chapter 31: Uniforn Environmental Covenants Act (§3001-3013)