NHDES Hazardous Waste Coordinator Certification

Congratulations to Mike Rioux, Senior Regulatory Specialist and Technical Lead at St.Germain Collins, who has successfully completed all the necessary requirements to become a Certified Hazardous Waste Coordinator in the State of New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) states that the goal of this program is to: “empower each Hazardous Waste Coordinator […]

Affordable Housing Redevelopment Project

South Portland Housing Authority (SPHA) received final Planning Board approval for the redevelopment of the St.John’s Church and school property at 611 Main Street. The project will be a mixed use, 4-story building with 42 affordable housing apartments on the top three floors and retail/commercial space on the first floor, plus three new residential lots.  […]

MEDEP Stormwater or Site Law Permit Certification Reminder

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently sent out a five-year certification reminder to those who have a DEP Stormwater or Site Law permit issued on or after 2006. This may affect more than just those who currently have these permits. If you are planning to purchase a property with existing development, you should […]

Ground Water Extraction, Surface Water Recharge and the New DEP In-Stream Flow Rule: Rangeley Water District Case Study

Here is the link to the, “Ground Water Extraction, Surface Water Recharge and the New DEP In-Stream Flow Rule: Rangeley Water District Case Study” presented by Keith R. Taylor, C.G. in October 2007. The presentation explores the Rangeley Water District and how it exmplifies a DEP regulation restricing direct or indirect withdrawal from Maine rivers.