Friday, February 15, 2019

Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Maine Department of Environmental Protection News

MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEP Announces Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards for 2018

Governor Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence.
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Maine DEP releases informal draft of new Wind Energy Act rule

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (ME DEP) recently released a pre-rulemaking draft that pertains to the Wind Energy Act, addressing some standards that have not been previously addressed in existing rules.
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Maine DEP opens Maine Turnpike Authority draft General Permit review period

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is soliciting public comments on a draft General Permit for the Maine Turnpike Authority (MTA), which would allow the authority to carry out construction projects under DEP oversight.
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Maine DEP seeks comments on long-term vision for impaired waters

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is seeking public comments on its recently proposed Vision for Assessment, Restoration and Protection of Maine’s Water Resources, a document setting forth the state’s long-term vision for impaired waters.
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Maine wetlands to benefit from $880,000 in grants

Eight wetland projects in Maine’s Central Interior and Midcoast and Southern regions will receive grants to fund their preservation, restoration and enhancement efforts from the Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program (MNRCP).
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Maine DEP introduces new climate adaptation toolkit

The toolkit is an online reference library that gives communities another resource for adapting to changes in the regional climate.
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Maine joins EPA's SmartWay program

Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced Tuesday that it has become an affiliate partner in the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay Program that aims to make the freight transportation industry cleaner and more efficient.
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