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.

If you have questions regarding Waste Management Rules please contact Mark Margerum (207) 287-7842. The DEP rulemaking liaison is Mike Karagiannes (207) 287-7024.

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.

Ch. 80, Reduction of Toxics in Packaging

Ch. 81, Designation of Priority Toxic Chemicals

Ch. 82, Priority Toxic Chemical Reporting and Pollution Prevention Planning

Ch. 400, Maine Solid Waste Management Rules - General Provisions

Ch. 401, Maine Solid Waste Management Rules - Landfill Siting, Design and Operation

Ch. 402, Maine Solid Waste Management Rules - Transfer Stations and Storage Sites for Solid Waste

Ch. 403, Maine Solid Waste Management Rules - Incineration Facilities

Ch. 405, Maine Solid Waste Management Rules - Water Quality Monitoring, Leachate Monitoring, and Waste Characterization

Ch. 409, Maine Solid Waste Management Rules - Processing Facilities

Ch. 410, Maine Solid Waste Management Rules - Composting Facilities

Ch. 411, Non-Hazardous Waste Transporter Licenses

Ch. 415, Reasonable Costs for Handling and Recycling of Electronic Wastes

Ch. 418, Maine Solid Waste Management Rules - Beneficial Use of Solid Wastes

Ch. 419, Agronomic Utilization of Residuals

Ch. 420, Septage Management Rules

Ch. 424, Lead Management Regulations Appendix A

Ch. 425, Asbestos Management Regulations

Ch. 600, Oil Discharge Prevention and Pollution Control Rules for Marine Oil Terminal Facilities, Transportation Pipelines and Vessels

Ch. 650, Damage Claims - Oil Conveyance Fund

Ch. 680, Tanker Anchorage Rules

Ch. 685 , Payment and Reimbursement of Oil Transfer Fees

Ch. 691, Rules for Underground Oil Storage Facilities (4.2 megabytes)

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. 700, Wellhead Protection: Siting of Facilities that Pose a Signifcant Threat to Drinking Water

Ch. 800, Identification of Hazardous Matter

Ch. 801, Discharge of Hazardous Matter: Removal and Written Reporting Procedures

Ch. 850, Identification of Hazardous Wastes (Note: Chapter 850 is in Microsoft Word 7.0 format.)

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. 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 Priorty Chemical and Regulation of Bisphenol A in Children’s Products

Ch. 883, Designation of the Chemical Class Nonylphenol and Nonylphenol Ethoxylates A as a Priority Chemical

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. 5, Certification of Underground Gasoline Storage Tank Removers

Ch. 6 , Certification of Underground Tank Inspectors