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Maine: Waste (generally)

June 2018



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The Department of Environmental Protection proposed amendments to Chapter 418, Solid Waste Management Rules: Beneficial Use of Solid Wastes. The proposed amendments would create new exemptions addressing the beneficial use of several different waste streams; provide updated and consolidated general standards for beneficial use projects; replace consistuent values for "Screening Standards for Beneficial Use" with current, risk-based values based on "Regional Screening Levels for Chemical Contaminants at Superfund Sites" methodology; provide additions and revisions to licensing standards for tires and dredge material; and update "Fuel Substitution" provisions. See https://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/rules/notices/2018/061318.html.