Hazardous Waste Transporter Program

Introduction - Hazardous Waste Transportation

A transporter that engages in transportation of hazardous waste must apply for a transporter license to cover all locations of the business, all conveyances owned, leased or otherwise controlled by the business and used for transportation of hazardous waste which are located or used in Maine and all operators of such conveyances employed by the business which operates in Maine. Any person who transports hazardous waste in the State of Maine in any quantity is considered a transporter. The term includes, without limitation, individuals who own, lease or otherwise control conveyances, and businesses regardless of the size and form of business organization, which engage in transportation of hazardous waste.

Contacts - Questions on Maine's Licensed Hazardous Waste Program contact the Hazardous Waste Licensing Unit at 207-287-2651 or e-mail Richard Kaselis or John Dunlap for more information.

Hazardous Waste Transporter Laws and Rules - Hazardous wastes are subject to regulation according to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A., Section 1301, et seq. (Maine Hazardous Waste, Septage and Solid Waste Management Act & Chapter 853 Licensing of Transporters of Hazardous Waste.

The rule requires transporters of hazardous waste be licensed and to comply with standards intended to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public and the environment.

Maine Legislature's site to view 38 M.R.S.A. Section 1301

Secretary of State's site to view Chapter 853: Licensing of Transporters of Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste Manifest Requirements Rule - Chapter 857

Forms

Quarterly Report form for Hazardous Waste Transporters (pdf format)

Quarterly Report form for Waste Oil Transporters (pdf format)

Quarterly Report form for Waste Oil Storage Facilities (pdf format)

Application for a Hazardous Waste Transporter License (pdf format)

Application for a Waste Oil Transporter License (pdf format)

Application for a Waste Oil and Hazardous Waste Transporter License (pdf format)

Hazardous Waste Transporter Conveyance Information Form (pdf format)

Hazardous Waste Transporter Driver Information Form (pdf format)

Universal Bill of Lading Request Form

Hazardous Waste Additonal Information

Hazardous Waste Information (What is a Hazardous Waste Transporter?, What is Hazardous Waste Manifest? When is a Licensed Required?, How to obtain a license?, Licensing of Transporters of Hazardous Waste etc.)

The supplemental hazardous waste transporter forms (drivers and conveyances) are for use by licensed transporters to add drivers and conveyances to existing licenses. There is a fee of fifty ($50.00) dollars per additional conveyance or driver added to a license. In order to obtain a complete application for a new or renewal license please contact Richard Kaselis or John Dunlap at (207) 287-2651.

Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest

Lists

Active Transporters of Hazardous Waste
  (pdf format)
Transporter license key:
H (hazardous waste license),
HW (hazardous waste and waste oil license or combination license),
W (waste oil only)