Feb 5, 2013

Maine legislature hears from DMR and DEP officials on Maine water quality and more.

On January 30, 2013 the Maine Legislature's Environment and Natural Resources Committee heard from Brian Swan* of DMR and a MDEP official. (Recording started late; didn't get the name) Listen below (mp3audio

Part 1 6min 57sec  Grant money, revolving fund

Part 2 6 min 24sec  Nutrients, No Discharge Areas

Part 3 5min 29 sec  Underwater injection wells hydropower & dams

Part 4 6min 5sec water quality  non attainments

(no part 5)

Part 6 5min 45sec  Groundwater, aquifer, dioxin mercury pcb 

Part 6 7min 10sec impaired streams, mining, fracking 

Part 8 5min 37sec Enforcement. Notice of violation, nonpoint source pollution to hearing end 5min 37sec

* Brian Swan runs Department of Marine Resources' Wetlands and Permitting . He is Maine's  representative at the table when state and federal agencies consider development projects or dredging plans,that would affect water quality and marine  life in Maine state waters    brian.swan@maine.gov

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