Sustainability Rules

All DEP Rules (off-site, Secretary of State)

Department Proposed Rulemaking

The Maine Department of the Secretary of State, Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions maintains online copies of agency rule chapters.

The electronic version maintained by the Department of the Secretary of State and are in MS Word format unless otherwise noted. Rule chapters downloaded from the site should not be considered "official" state rules for use before a court. Contact the Secretary of State's Administrative Proccedure Act Office for certified copies of rule chapters.

For general questions regarding Department Rulemaking please contact Jeff Crawford (207) 287-7647. For specific questions regarding Rules applicability please contact program staff.

Ch. 400 Solid Waste Management Rules: General Provisions
Ch. 402 Solid Waste Management Rules: Transfer Stations and Storage Sites for Solid Waste
Ch. 409 Solid Waste Management Rules: Processing Facilities
Ch. 410 Solid Waste Management Rules: Composting Facilities
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. 426 Responsibilities under the Returnable Beverage Container Law
Ch. 870 Labeling of Mercury-added Products
Ch. 872 Exemptions from the Ban on Sale of Mercury-added Switches, Relays and Measuring Devices