Sustainability 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 Air Rules please contact Jeff Crawford (207) 287-7647. 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
Designation of Priority Toxic Chemicals
Ch. 82 Priority Toxic Chemical Reporting and Pollution Prevention Planning
Solid Waste Management Rules: General Provisions
Solid Waste Management Rules: Transfer Stations and Storage Sites for Solid Waste
Solid Waste Management Rules: Processing Facilities
Solid Waste Management Rules: Composting Facilities
Solid Waste Management Rules: Reasonable Costs for the Handling and Recycling of Electronic Wastes
Solid Waste Management Rules: Beneficial Use of Solid Wastes
Solid Waste Management Rules: Agronomic Utilization of Residuals
Labeling of Mercury-added Products
Exemptions from the Ban on Sale of Mercury-added Switches, Relays and Measuring Devices
Regulation of Chemical Use in Children's Products
Fees: Chemical Use in Children's Products
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. 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