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Re: STATE MANDATORY WASTE REDUCTION REQUIREMENTS
> FROM: R. Illig
> Re: State Mandatory Waste Reduction Requirements
> Tim Greiner responded that Maine has mandatory requirements to
> conduct P2...unlike some states that require completion of a
> form (in one case called a Source Reduction Strategy) but DO NOT
> require execution of a P2 plan to actually reduce waste.
> I would like to hear more about Maine's requirements...how they
> set it up; incentives or penalties toward doing, or not doing P2;
> as well as how business (industrial and commercial??) responded to
> mandatory requirements and what type of results have been
> Any information on this topic, by Mr. Greiner or others, would be
> greatly appreciated.
Rummaging through my files this afternoon I could not put my finger on
information on Maine's Toxics Use Reduction and Pollution Prevention Law.
It does however include requirements that firms met specific reduction
goals. There is a planning requirement in the Act but no provision
requiring implementation. For details, call Ann Pistell, Maine DEP,