Maine Nonpoint Source Management Program Plan 2015-2019
Maine DEP coordinates nonpoint source (NPS) pollution control programs to protect lakes, rivers, streams and coastal waters that are threatened or impaired by NPS pollution. This plan establishes the overall strategy that Maine will use over the next five years to make progress controlling NPS pollution. The plan describes:
- Programs, strategies and resources state agencies use to address Maine's most pressing NPS water pollution control problems;
- DEP's approach to strategically focus watershed protection and restoration work in NPS priority watersheds;
- Funding opportunities and partnerships critical to protecting and improving Maine's lakes, streams, rivers and coastal waters; and
- Five-year objectives, actions and milestones to make progress achieving the long-term goals of Maine's NPS management program.