Chapter 29 - STANDARDS FOR WATER QUALITY PROTECTION

  1. § 026-29-1 - Protecting Waters of the State During Pesticide Mixing and Loading Operations
  2. § 026-29-2 - Securing Pesticide Product Containers and Mix Tanks on Sprayers, Nurse Vehicles and Other Support Vehicles During Transportation
  3. § 026-29-3 - Cleaning up Pesticide Spills Within Setback Zone in Section 1
  4. § 026-29-4 - Exemptions
  5. § 026-29-5 - Restrictions on Pesticide Applications to Control Browntail Moths Near Marine Waters
  6. § 026-29-6 - Buffer Requirement

Current through 2021-51, December 22, 2021

SUMMARY: These regulations establish standards for protecting surface water. This chapter establishes a fifty-foot setback from surface water for mixing and loading of pesticides, sets forth requirements for securing containers on sprayers and cleaning up spills occurring within the setback zone, establishes restrictions on pesticide applications to control browntail moths near marine waters and requires an untreated 25-foot buffer zone for outdoor terrestrial broadcast pesticide applications near waters of the State.

Notes

EFFECTIVE DATE:
April 14, 1999
AMENDED:
February 3, 2008 - filing 2008-35 (except that the major substantive language of Section 6, which was undergoing legislative review)
May 1, 2008 - filing 2008-154, including Section 6 's final adoption

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 7 M.R.S.A. §§601 - 625 and 22 M. R.S.A. §§1471-A -X.

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