Governing Law and Regulations
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.
CMR 06-096 856.10(B).(4)
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
- A list of other local, state, ...