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Maine: Waste

June 2013



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The Department of Environmental Protection proposed to amend 06-096 Code Me. Regs. Chs. 800, Identification of Hazardous Matter, 801, Discharge of Hazardous Matter, and 851, Standards for Generators of Hazarous Waste. Changes incorporate the definition of hazardous matter as defined in regulations promulgated in CERCLA, conform the regulation to RCRA, and replace the existing daily hazardous waste container inspection requirement with a weekly inspection requirement. There will be a public hearing June 18, 2013, and the deadline for comment is June 28. See http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/rules/notices/2013/052913.html.