Maine Revised Statutes

§4171. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following words shall have the following meanings. [1977, c. 696, §249 (RPR).]

1. Board.  "Board" shall mean the Board of Environmental Protection.
[ 1971, c. 618, §12 (RPR) .]
2. Certificate.  "Certificate" shall mean a certificate of competency issued by the board stating that the applicant has met the requirements for the specified operator classification.
[ 1971, c. 618, §12 (AMD) .]
2-A. Commissioner.   "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Environmental Protection.
[ 2017, c. 137, Pt. A, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Operator.  "Operator" shall mean the person who has direct responsibility for the operation of any wastewater treatment plant serving a public purpose. The person who shall be certified shall be the person who has management responsibility over the plant. Shift operators or other employees under the supervision of the manager need not be certified.
[ 1969, c. 237, (NEW) .]
4. Wastewater treatment plant.  "Wastewater treatment plant" shall mean the facility or group of units provided for the treatment of wastewater, either or both sewage and industrial wastes, and for the reduction and handling of sewage removed from such wastes.
[ 1969, c. 237, (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1969, c. 237, (NEW). 1969, c. 282, (NEW). 1969, c. 431, §9 (AMD). 1969, c. 590, §64 (RP). 1971, c. 618, §12 (AMD). 1977, c. 696, §249 (AMD). 2017, c. 137, Pt. A, §1 (AMD).