Maine Revised Statutes

§12004-D. Environmental regulation and control

The primary responsibility of environmental regulation and control boards is the protection of the State's natural resources and environment. [1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW).]

The primary powers of these boards include regulation of activities that affect the environment and natural resources of the State, issuance of licenses and permits, setting of standards and procedures, assessment of fees and penalties, holding of hearings and the adoption of rules. [1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW).]

This classification includes the following. [1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW).]

NAME OF ORGANIZATION RATE OF COMPENSATION STATUTORY REFERENCE

1.  Maine Land Use Regulation Commission 
[ 2011, c. 682, §1 (RP) .]
1-A.   
Maine Land Use Planning Commission Legislative Per Diem Plus Expenses. Notwithstanding any limitation on noonday meal expenses in section 12002, subsection 2, for each day in attendance at a commission meeting or hearing, each member is entitled to a meal allowance not to exceed the legislative meal allowance for each session day as provided for in Title 3, section 2. 12 MRSA §683-A
[ 2011, c. 682, §2 (NEW) .]
2.   
Board of Environmental Protection Legislative Per Diem Plus Expenses. Notwithstanding any limitation on noonday meal expenses in section 12002, subsection 2, for each day in attendance at a board meeting or hearing, each member is entitled to a meal allowance not to exceed the legislative meal allowance for each session day as provided for in Title 3, section 2. 38 MRSA §341-A
[ 2007, c. 617, §2 (AMD) .]
3.   
Board of Pesticides Control Legislative Per Diem 22 MRSA §1471-B
[ 1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW) .]
4. Facility Siting Board 
[ 2011, c. 655, Pt. GG, §70 (AFF); 2011, c. 655, Pt. GG, §2 (RP) .]
5.   
Nutrient Management Review Board Expenses Only 7 MRSA §4203
[ 1997, c. 642, §1 (NEW) .]
6.   
Interagency Task Force on Invasive Aquatic Plants and Nuisance Species Expenses Only 38 MRSA §1871
[ 2001, c. 434, Pt. B, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW). 1989, c. 503, §A8 (AMD). 1989, c. 585, §A5 (AMD). 1989, c. 890, §§A3,40 (AMD). 1997, c. 642, §1 (AMD). 2001, c. 434, §B1 (AMD). 2007, c. 617, §§1, 2 (AMD). 2011, c. 655, Pt. GG, §2 (AMD). 2011, c. 655, Pt. GG, §70 (AFF). 2011, c. 682, §§1, 2 (AMD).