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Department of Environmental Protection / General
Ch. 2 Rules Concerning the Processing of Applications and Other Administrative Matters
Ch. 3
Rules Concerning the Conduct of Licensing Hearings
Ch. 20
(Repealed)
Ch. 30
(Repealed)
Ch. 40
Conduct of Enforcement Hearings
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. 100
Definitions Regulation
Ch. 101
Visible Emissions Regulation
Ch. 102
Open Burning
Ch. 103
Fuel Burning Equipment Particulate Emission Standard
Ch. 104
Incinerator Particulate Emission Standard
Ch. 105
General Process Source Particulate Emission Standard
Ch. 106
Low Sulfur Fuel Regulation
Ch. 107
Sulfur Dioxide Emission Standards for Sulfite Pulp Mills
Ch. 109
Emergency Episode Regulations
Ch. 110
Ambient Air Quality Standards
Ch. 111
Petroleum Liquid Storage Vapor Control
Ch. 112
Bulk Terminal Petroleum Liquid Transfer Requirements
Ch. 113
Growth Offset Regulation
Ch. 114
Classification of Air Quality Control Regions
Ch. 115
Major and Minor Source Air Emission License Regulations
Ch. 116
Prohibited Dispersion Techniques
Ch. 117
Source Surveillance - Emissions Monitoring
Ch. 118
Gasoline Dispensing Facilities Vapor Control
Ch. 119
Motor Vehicle Fuel Volatility Limit
Ch. 120
Gasoline Tank Truck Tightness Self-Certification
Ch. 121
Emission Limitations and Emission Testing of Resource Recovery Facilities
Ch. 123
Control of Volatile Organic Compounds from Paper, Film and Foil Coating Operations
Ch. 124
Total Reduced Sulfur Control from Kraft Pulp Mills
Ch. 125
Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaner Regulation
Ch. 126
Capture Efficiency Test Procedures
Appendix A to Chapter 126 (in Adobe Acrobat .pdf format)
Ch. 127
New Motor Vehicle Emission Standards
  Attachment to Chapter 127 (in Adobe Acrobat .pdf format): "LEV III" Amendments to the California Greenhouse Gas ...
Ch. 129
Surface Coating Facilities
Appendix to Chapter 129
Ch. 130
Solvent Cleaners
Ch. 131
Cutback Asphalt and Emulsified Asphalt
Ch. 132
Graphic Arts - Rotogravure and Flexography
Appendix to Chapter 132
Ch. 133
Petroleum Liquids Transfer Vapor Recovery At Bulk Gasoline Plants
Ch. 134
Reasonably Available Control Technology for Facilities That Emit Volatile Organic Compounds
Ch. 137
Emission Statements
Ch. 138
Reasonably Available Control Technology for Facilities that Emit Nitrogen Oxides
Ch. 139
Transportation Conformity
Ch. 140
Part 70 Air Emission License Regulations
Ch. 141
Conformity of General Federal Actions
Ch. 143
New Source Performance Standards
Ch. 144
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
Ch. 145
NOx Control Program
Ch. 146
Diesel-Powered Motor Vehicle Emissions Standards
Ch. 148
Emissions from Smaller-Scale Electric Generating Facilities
Ch. 149
General Permit for Nonmetallic Mineral Processing Plants
Ch. 150
Control of Emissions from Outdoor Wood Boilers
Ch. 151
Architectural and Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Coatings
Ch. 152
Control of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds from Consumer Products
Ch. 153
Mobile Equipment Repair and Refinishing
Ch. 154
Control of Volatile Organic Compounds from Flexible Package Printing
Ch. 156
CO2 Budget Trading Program
Ch. 157
CO2 Budget Trading Program Waiver and Suspension
Ch. 158
CO2 Budget Trading Program Auction Provisions
Ch. 159
Control of Volatile Organic Compounds from Adhesives and Sealants
Ch. 161
Graphic Arts - Offset Lithography and Letterpress Printing
Ch. 162 Control for Fiberglass Boat Manufacturing Materials
Ch. 163
Residential Wood Stove Replacement and Rebate Program
Ch. 164
General Permit for Concrete Batch Plants
Ch. 165
General Permit for Class IV-A Incinerators
Ch. 200
Metallic Mineral Exploration, Advanced Exploration and Mining
Ch. 263
Maine Comprehensive and Limited Environmental Laboratory Certification Rules (jointly with 10-144)
Ch. 305
Natural Resources Protection Act - Permit by Rule Standards
Ch. 310
Wetlands and Waterbodies Protection
Ch. 315
Assessing and Mitigating Impacts to Existing Scenic and Aesthetic Uses
Ch. 321
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Freedom
Ch. 335
Significant Wildlife Habitat
Ch. 342
Significant Groundwater Wells
Ch. 355
Coastal Sand Dune Rules
Ch. 371
Definitions of Terms Used in Site Location of Development Law and Regulations
Ch. 372
Policies and Procedures Under Site Location Law
Ch. 373
Financial Capacity Standard of Site Location Law
Ch. 375
No Adverse Environmental Effect Standard of Site Location Law
Ch. 376
Soil Types Standard of Site Location Law
Ch. 377
Review of Roads Under Site Location of Development Law
Ch. 378
Variance Criteria for the Excavation of Rock, Borrow, Topsoil, Clay or Silt and Performance Standards for the Storage of Petroleum Products
Ch. 380
Planning Permit
Ch. 400
Solid Waste Management Rules: General Provisions
Ch. 401
Solid Waste Management Rules: Landfill Siting, Design and Operation
Ch. 402
Solid Waste Management Rules: Transfer Stations and Storage Sites for Solid Waste
Ch. 403
Solid Waste Management Rules: Incineration Facilities
Ch. 405
Solid Waste Management Rules: Water Quality Monitoring, Leachate Monitoring, and Waste Characterization
Ch. 409
Solid Waste Management Rules: Processing Facilities
Ch. 410
Solid Waste Management Rules: Composting Facilities
Ch. 411
Solid Waste Management Rules: Non-Hazardous Waste Transporter Licenses
Ch. 415
Solid Waste Management Rules: Reasonable Costs for the Handling and Recycling of Electronic Wastes
Ch. 418
Solid Waste Management Rules: Beneficial Use of Solid Wastes
Ch. 419
Solid Waste Management Rules: Agronomic Utilization of Residuals
Ch. 420
Solid Waste Management Rules: Septage Management Rules
Ch. 424
Solid Waste Management Rules: Lead Management Regulations
Ch. 425
Solid Waste Management Rules: Asbestos Management Regulations
Ch. 450
Administrative Regulations for Hydropower Projects
Ch. 500
Stormwater Management
Ch. 502
Direct Watersheds of Lakes Most at Risk from New Development, and Urban Impaired Streams
Ch. 514
Use of Aquatic Pesticides
Ch. 517
Certification of Persons Servicing and Repairing Sanitary Waste Treatment Facility
Ch. 519
Interim Effluent Limitations and Controls for the Discharge of Mercury
Ch. 520
Definitions for the Waste Discharge Permitting Program
Ch. 521
Applications for Waste Discharge Licenses
Ch. 522
Application Processing Procedures for Waste Discharge Licenses
Ch. 523
Waste Discharge License Conditions
Ch. 524
Criteria and Standards for Waste Discharge Licenses
Ch. 525
Effluent Guidelines and Standards
Ch. 528
Pretreatment Program
Ch. 529
General Permits for Certain Wastewater Discharges
Ch. 530
Surface Waters Toxics Control Program
Ch. 531
Regulations for Wastewater Operator Certification
Ch. 532
Large Commercial Passenger Vessels
Ch. 543
Rules to Control the Subsurface Discharge of Pollutants
Ch. 550
Discontinuance of Wastewater Treatment Lagoons
Ch. 555
Standards for the Addition of Transported Wastes to Wastewater Treatment Facilities
Ch. 570
Combined Sewer Overflow Abatement
Ch. 573
Snow Dumps: Best Management Practices for Pollution Prevention
Ch. 574
Siting and Operation of Road Salt and Sand-Salt Storage Areas
Ch. 579
Classification Attainment Evaluation Using Biological Criteria for Rivers and Streams
Ch. 580
Regulations Relating to Sampling Procedures and Analytic Procedures
Ch. 581
Regulations Relating to Water Quality Evaluations
Ch. 582
Regulations Relating to Temperature
Ch. 584
Surface Water Quality Criteria for Toxic Pollutants
Ch. 585
Identification of Fish Spawning Areas and Designation Salmonid Spawning Areas
Ch. 586
Rules Pertaining to Discharges to Class A Waters
Ch. 587
In-stream Flows and Lake and Pond Water Levels
Ch. 592
The Small Community Wastewater Program
Ch. 594
State Contribution to Overboard Discharge Replacement
Ch. 595
State Revolving Loan Fund
Ch. 596
Overboard Discharges: Licensing and Abandonment
Ch. 600
Oil Discharge Prevention and Pollution Control Rules for Marine Oil Terminal Facilities, Transportation Pipelines and Vessels
Ch. 680
Tanker Anchorage Rules
Ch. 685
Payment and Reimbursement of Oil Transfer Fees
Ch. 686
Standards for Assessing Ability to Pay Deductibles under the State Insurance Program for Oil Storage Tanks
Ch. 691
Rules for Underground Oil Storage Facilities
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 Significant Threat to Drinking Water
Ch. 800
Identification of Hazardous Matter
  Appendix to Chapter 800: §302.4 Designation of Hazardous Substances
Ch. 801
Discharge of Hazardous Matter: Removal and Written Reporting Procedures
Ch. 850
Identification of Hazardous Wastes
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 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. 900
Biomedical Waste Management Rules
Ch. 1000
Guidelines for Municipal Shoreland Zoning Ordinances
Ch. 1243
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Troy
Ch. 1244
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Whitefield
Ch. 1245
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Athens
Ch. 1247
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Bradford
Ch. 1249
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Charlotte
Ch. 1250
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Chester
Ch. 1251
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Columbia
Ch. 1253
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Edinburg
Ch. 1254
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Hanover
Ch. 1255
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Knox
Ch. 1256
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Limerick
Ch. 1257
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Moose River
Ch. 1261
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Springfield
Ch. 1262
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Steuben
Ch. 1263
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Talmadge
Ch. 1264
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Passadumkeag
Ch. 1265
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Waite
Ch. 1266
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Woodville
Ch. 1267
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Amity
Ch. 1268
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Bancroft
Ch. 1270
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Cooper
Ch. 1271
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Corinth
Ch. 1272
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Hersey
Ch. 1273
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Hiram
Ch. 1275
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Lagrange
Ch. 1277
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Ludlow
Ch. 1279
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Medford
Ch. 1281
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Merrill
Ch. 1282
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Orient
Ch. 1283
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Stacyville
Ch. 1285
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Vanceboro
Ch. 1286
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Wade
Ch. 1288
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Aurora
Ch. 1289
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Bowerbank
Ch. 1292
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Carthage
Ch. 1293
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Exeter
Ch. 1294
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Farmingdale
Ch. 1295
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Frankfort
Ch. 1296
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Guilford
Ch. 1301
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Milo
Ch. 1304
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of North Haven
Ch. 1307
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Penobscot
Ch. 1308
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Plymouth
Ch. 1312
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Waldo
Ch. 1320
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Crystal
Ch. 1321
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Durham
Ch. 1322
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Etna
Ch. 1323
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Isle Au Haut
Ch. 1326
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Stow
Ch. 1333
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Swanville
Ch. 1334
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Columbia Falls
Ch. 1335
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Danforth
Ch. 1337
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Wellington
Ch. 1339
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for Municipality of Lubec

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. 6
Certification of Underground Oil Storage Tank Inspectors