Pollution Control: Erosion and Sedimentation Control (Maine)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Name||Pollution Control: Erosion and Sedimentation Control (Maine)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||Maine Department of Environmental Protection|
A person who conducts, or causes to be conducted, an activity that involves filling, displacing or exposing soil or other earthen materials shall take measures to prevent unreasonable erosion of soil or sediment beyond the project site or into a protected natural resource. Erosion control measures must be in place before the activity begins. Measures must remain in place and functional until the site is permanently stabilized. Adequate and timely temporary and permanent stabilization measures must be taken and the site must be maintained to prevent unreasonable erosion and sedimentation.
|Contact Name||Michael Kuhns (Director)|
|Department||Department of Environmental Proection|
|Address||17 State House Station, Augusta, ME|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||38 M.R.S.A. 420-C|