Air Permits, Licenses, Certifications (Maine)

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Place Maine

Name Air Permits, Licenses, Certifications (Maine)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source,


This program regulates and limits air emissions from a variety of sources within Maine through a statewide permitting program. Separate regulations exist for limiting emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur dioxide (SO2), particulate matter (PM), and carbon monoxide (CO) from smaller-scale electricity generating resources. Affected electricity generating resources are non-mobile generators having a capacity equal to or greater than 50 kilowatts installed on or after January 1, 2005.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Eric Kennedy (Licensing and Permitting)
Department Department of Environmental Protection
Division Air Quality
Address 17 State House Station, Augusta, ME

Zip/Postal Code 04333-0017
Phone 207-287-5412


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 38 M.R.S.A.
Date Effective 2004-08-09
Date Enacted 2004

Authority 2 Section 585

Authority 3 585-A