Recent Hires

We are pleased to announce these recent additions to our firm:  Kathryn Deneroff joined St.Germain Collins as a Regulatory Specialist. She has been helping clients by researching environmental, health and safety regulations that are specific to their facilities and helping them to maintain and strengthen their regulatory programs. Prior to joining St.Germain Collins, Kathryn was a Research […]

MEDEP and NHDES Enforcement Actions in 2014

Knowing the type of enforcement actions initiated by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services can help you better understand what pitfalls to avoid and the compliance areas receiving a lot of attention by regulatory agencies. As a service to St.Germain Collins’ clients and friends, we are providing […]

City of Portland, Maine Stormwater Service Fees and Credits

Like many other municipalities in the US who already assess fees for stormwater services, the City of Portland, Maine will implement a new stormwater service charge to all developed properties in the Portland area starting in January, 2016. This fee affects residential and non-residential (i.e., commercial and industrial) properties including non-profits. This new stormwater service […]


In order to provide an electronic reporting system that allows qualifying companies to fulfill the reporting requirements of Chapter 137 of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MEDEP) Regulations, the MEDEP developed MAIRIS, a free web based reporting program (located here.) If this is your first time reporting, you must register with the MEDEP and […]