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Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Bureau of Remediation and Waste Management Division of Oil and Hazardous Waste Facilities Regulation
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. Maine incorporates by reference the federal contingency plan rules applicable to LQGs, permitted hazardous waste TSDFs, and interim-status TSDFs. The state has additional notification requirements for all permitted TSDFs as well as additional provisions for permitted surface impoundments.
· Administration and enforcement. DEP's Bureau of Remediation and Waste Management administers and enforces the contingency plan requirements in Maine.
In addition to complying with the federal emergency notification requirements, permitted facilities must notify the Department of Public Safety (State Police) by calling 800-452-4664 or 207-624-7000. The facility must include the information that the federal rules require be included in the notification, as well as the following information:
A current assessment of the situation, including any potential hazards that remain and an estimated time that problems caused by the emergency situation are expected to be resolved