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State Of Maine Bicycle Crash History 1996 - 2000, Maine Department Of Transportation Jan 2002

State Of Maine Bicycle Crash History 1996 - 2000, Maine Department Of Transportation

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State of Maine Bicycle Crash History 1996 - 2000

Prepared by: Maine Department of Transportation, Bureau of Maintenance and Operations, Accident Records Section, 16 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333 (circa 2002)

Contents: Preface / Bicycle Crash Tables and Charts 1996 - 2000 / Detailed Statewide Bicycle Accident Summaries / Appendix


Casco Bay Watershed Wetlands Characterization, State Planning Office May 2001

Casco Bay Watershed Wetlands Characterization, State Planning Office

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Casco Bay Watershed Wetlands Characterization

State of Maine Executive Department - State Planning Office

Augusta, Maine, May 2001

Contents: Abstract / Background / Getting Started / Designing the System / The Characterization / The Prioritization / Results / Cautions / Significance of the Approach / Literature Cited / Figure 1 - Biophysical Regions of Maine / Appendix A: Steering Committee Members / Appendix B: Field Verification Form / Appendix C: Contacts


Report Of The State Nuclear Safety Advisor Submitted To The Governor And 120th Legislature As Of January 15, 2001, Paula M. Craighead Jan 2001

Report Of The State Nuclear Safety Advisor Submitted To The Governor And 120th Legislature As Of January 15, 2001, Paula M. Craighead

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Report of the State Nuclear Safety Advisor submitted to the Governor and 120th Legislature As of January 15, 2001

Paula M. Craighead, State Nuclear Safety Advisor, Executive Department, Maine State Planning Office, Augusta, Maine, 2001.

Contents: Introduction and Executive Summary / I. Maine Yankee Decommissioning / II. Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) / III. Low-Level Radioactive Waste (LLRW) / IV. High Level Radioactive Waste / V. Transport Routes and Safety Response / VI. Shipments / VII. Status of Federal and State Legal and Administrative Proceedings / References and Resources / Glossary


Atlas Of Essential Wildlife Habitats For Maine's Endangered And Threatened Species, Maine Department Of Inland Fisheries And Wildlife Jan 2000

Atlas Of Essential Wildlife Habitats For Maine's Endangered And Threatened Species, Maine Department Of Inland Fisheries And Wildlife

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Atlas of Essential Wildlife Habitats for Maine's Endangered and Threatened Species

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, 284 State Street, Augusta, Maine, 04333. 2000 Edition ("Valid through December 31, 2000").

"Printed under appropriations 014/013-09A-2004/3204-012".



Fuel Cells, Frederick J. Munster Jr. Jan 1998

Fuel Cells, Frederick J. Munster Jr.

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Fuel Cells

by Frederick J. Munster Jr.

Edited by: Mr. Christopher Carroll

Maine Department of Economic Development, Augusta, Maine, 1998.

Contents: Hydrogen / Hydrogen Safety / Electrolysis / Electrolyzers / History of Fuel Cells / How Fuel Cells Operate / Fuel Cell Types / Fuel Cell Electrochemistry / Power Systems / Fuel Cells in Transportation / Hydrogen Powered Internal Combustion Engines / Home, Garden, Education and Industry / For More Information / Glossary / References


Fish Tissue Contamination In Maine Lakes : Data Report, Jeanne Difranco, Linda Bacon, Barry Mower, David Courtemanch Sep 1995

Fish Tissue Contamination In Maine Lakes : Data Report, Jeanne Difranco, Linda Bacon, Barry Mower, David Courtemanch

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Fish Tissue Contamination in Maine Lakes : Data Report

by Jeanne DiFranco, Linda Bacon, Barry Mower and David Courtemanch

Regional Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (REMAP)

State of Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Land and Water Quality, Division of Environmental Assessment, State House Station 17, Augusta, Maine 04333 (September 1995).

Contents: List of Figures and Tables / I. Introduction / II. Goals and Objectives / III. Experimental Design / IV. Methods / V. Data / VI. Quality Assurance-Quality Control / Appendices A-H



Municipal Recycling Programs In Maine, State Planning Office Aug 1995

Municipal Recycling Programs In Maine, State Planning Office

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Municipal Recycling Programs in Maine

State Planning Office, Augusta, Maine

August 1995

Contents: Municipal Recycling Programs in Maine / Municipal Officials / Materials / Regional Associations / Materials / 1994 Recycling Rate / Regional Associations Index



Managing Household Hazardous Waste Or Making A Choice To Do Something Without Going Broke, Maine State Planning Office Aug 1995

Managing Household Hazardous Waste Or Making A Choice To Do Something Without Going Broke, Maine State Planning Office

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Managing Household Hazardous Waste Or Making a Choice to Do Something Without Going Broke

State of Maine, State Planning Office, Augusta, Maine

Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments, Auburn, Maine

August 1995.

Contents: Acknowledgements / Abbreviations / Introduction / I. History of Household Hazardous Waste in Maine / II. How-To Guide for Towns / Appendixes / Bibliography


Maine Waste Management : 20 Years Of Progress, Mark Sullivan Jan 1995

Maine Waste Management : 20 Years Of Progress, Mark Sullivan

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Maine Waste Management : 20 Years of Progress

by Mark Sullivan

A publication of the Maine State Planning Office, August 1995.

Contents: An Achievement All Mainers Share / History / Accomplishments / Waste Reduction / Reuse / Recycling / Composting / Incineration & Waste-To-Energy / Land Disposal / Future Direction



Sport Fisheries Of The Belgrade Lakes, Maine Department Of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife Jan 1994

Sport Fisheries Of The Belgrade Lakes, Maine Department Of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

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Sport Fisheries of the Belgrade Lake

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, Augusta, Maine 1994.

Contents: Belgrade Lakes Chain, Some Vital Statistics / Some Features of the Seven Major Waters of the Belgrade Chain of Lakes / A Partial List of Fish Species That Occur in the Major Waters of the Belgrade Chain of Lakes / East Pond Oakland and Smithfield / Great Pond Oakland, Belgrade, and Rome / Long Pond Mt. Vernon, Rome, and Belgrade / Messalonskee Lake Oakland and Belgrade / North Pond Smithfield, Rome, and Mercer / Salmon Lake and McGrath Pond Belgrade and Oakland



Eolian Sand Deposits In Maine, Joshua Katz Aug 1990

Eolian Sand Deposits In Maine, Joshua Katz

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Eolian Sand Deposits in Maine

by Joshua Katz - Timson, Schepps & Peters, Inc., Hallowell, Maine

Planning Report No.91, August 1990.

"A report prepared for the Maine Critical Areas Program, State Planning Office."

Contents: List of Figures / List of Maps and Tables / Acknowledgements / Introduction / Inland Eolian Sand Deposits / Research Methods / Rating Methods / Significant Criteria / Summary of Results / Significant Eolian Deposits in Maine / Site Descriptions / Recommendations / Glossary / References Cited


Mining In Maine : Past, Present, And Future, Carolyn A. Lepage Jan 1990

Mining In Maine : Past, Present, And Future, Carolyn A. Lepage

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Mining in Maine : Past, Present, and Future

by Carolyn A. Lepage, Michael E. Foley, and Woodrow B. Thompson

Maine Geological Survey, Department of Conservation, Augusta, Me., 1990.

Contents: Introduction / The Early Years: Pre-Civil War / The Civil War to World War II / The War Years of the 1940's / The Postwar Years: 1940's to 1960 / The 1960's / The 1970's / Maine Mineral Resources Association / The 1980's / Current Mining and Exploration / Future Potential / Acknowledgments / References


Estuarine Studies : An Activities Text For Maine Schools, Education Division - Department Of Marine Resources Jan 1990

Estuarine Studies : An Activities Text For Maine Schools, Education Division - Department Of Marine Resources

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Estuarine Studies : An Activities Text for Maine Schools

Fisheries Education Unit #16 - Produced by The Education Division, Department of Marine Resources, State House Station 21, Augusta, Maine 04333-0021.

Revised 1990. Printed Under Appropriation No. 3140.3260.



Geochemistry Of Selected Maine Peat Deposits, Stephen A. Norton Jan 1990

Geochemistry Of Selected Maine Peat Deposits, Stephen A. Norton

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Geochemistry of Selected Maine Peat Deposits

by Steven Allen Norton

Maine Geological Survey, Department of Conservation, Augusta, Maine, 1990.

Contents: Introduction / Purpose of Study / Location of Study Sites / Methods / Acknowledgements / Results / Water Chemistry / Dating of Short Cores / Chemistry of Short Cores / Core Interpretations / Summary / References Cited


Spruce Budworm In Maine: The End Of The Outbreak: Biological Conditions In 1986, 1987, And 1988, And A Look At The Future, Henry Trial Jr. Oct 1989

Spruce Budworm In Maine: The End Of The Outbreak: Biological Conditions In 1986, 1987, And 1988, And A Look At The Future, Henry Trial Jr.

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Spruce Budworm in Maine: The End of the Outbreak: Biological Conditions in 1986, 1987, and 1988, and a Look at the Future

by Henry Trial, Jr., Insect and Disease Management Division

Technical Report No. 28

Maine Forest Service, Dept. of Conservation, Augusta, Maine, October 1989.

Contents: Introduction / Biological Conditions in 1986, 1987, and 1988 / Control Activities / Forest Conditions-1986 to 1988 and a Look at the Future / Spray Operations and Forecast of Conditions in Quebec and New Brunswick, 1986-1988 / The Future of Budworm in the Region and in Maine / List of Figures / List of …


Significant Bedrock Features Of The Maine Coast : Boothbay To Calais, Carol White, A. M. Hussey Ii Sep 1989

Significant Bedrock Features Of The Maine Coast : Boothbay To Calais, Carol White, A. M. Hussey Ii

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Significant Bedrock Features of the Maine Coast : Boothbay to Calais

Carol White and A.M.Hussey II

Planning Report # 85

A Report Prepared for the Maine Critical Areas Program, Maine State Planning Office, 184 State Street, Augusta, Maine 04333 (September 1989).

Contents: Introduction / Types of Significant Features / Description and Interpretation of Geologic Features / Overview of the Geology of Coastal Maine / Criteria for Significant Geological Localities / Inventory Methods / Area Descriptions / Site Descriptions / Conclusions and Recommendations / References


Feasibility Study Of Maine's Small Hydropower Potential, James D. Sysko Jan 1989

Feasibility Study Of Maine's Small Hydropower Potential, James D. Sysko

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Feasibility Study of Maine's Small Hydropower Potential

Prepared by James D. Sysko, Small Hydro East, for the Maine State Planning Office, Maine Office of Energy Resources, January 1989.

"This study focuses on finding potential hydropower sites of approximately 50 kw to 1000 kw in capacity."



Maine Nonpoint Source Pollution Assessment Report, Bureau Of Water Quality Control Jan 1989

Maine Nonpoint Source Pollution Assessment Report, Bureau Of Water Quality Control

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Maine Nonpoint Source Pollution Assessment Report

Prepared by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Water Quality Control, Augusta, Maine 1989.

Contents: Executive Summary / Introduction / Methodology / Statewide Water Quality Summary / State And Local Agency Programs for Control of Nonpoint Source Pollution / Process for Identification of Best Management Practices and Associated Standards / List of References / List of Figures / List of Tables



Agenda For Action - Casco Bay, Department Of Environmental Protection Jan 1989

Agenda For Action - Casco Bay, Department Of Environmental Protection

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Agenda For Action - Casco Bay

Department of Environmental Protection, Augusta, Maine (January, 1989)

Contents: Introduction / The Problems : Bacteria, Toxics, Nutrients / The Solutions / Recommendations / References


A Field Perspective On Groundwater Contamination, John A. Cherry May 1988

A Field Perspective On Groundwater Contamination, John A. Cherry

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A Field Perspective on Groundwater Contamination

Geological Society of Maine Distinguished Lecturer John Cherry, University of Waterloo, Ontario, sponsored by the Department of Geosciences, University of Southern Maine, 19th May 1988.

Contents: Lecture 1 : Contaminant Migration Processes Illustrated by Field Experiments / Lecture 2 : Behavior of Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids, Illustrated by Lab Experiments and Conceptual Examples / Lecture 3 : Field Case Histories on Groundwater Contamination / Lecture 4 : Hydrogeological Concepts and Criteria for Waste Disposal / Waterloo Center for Groundwater Research Publications List


Clearcutting As A Management Practice In Maine Forests, Irland Group Jan 1988

Clearcutting As A Management Practice In Maine Forests, Irland Group

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Clearcutting As A Management Practice in Maine Forests : Report to the Maine Department of Conservation, Forests for the Future Program.

by The Irland Group

Maine Department of Conservation, Augusta, Maine. 1988.

Contents:( Part I ) Introduction / What is Clearcutting? / Environmental Effects of Clearcutting / Conclusions / Recommendations

Contents:(Part II) Introduction / Public Policy / Definition / Spruce-Fir Siviculture / Northern Hardwood Silviculture / White Pine Silviculture / Aspen-Birch Silviculture / Regeneration / The Brush Stage / Artificial Regeneration / Budworm / Aesthetics / Water Resources / Wildlife / Nutrients and Soil / Naturalistic Silviculture / Logging / …


Maine Woodburning Guide, Office Of Energy Resources Jan 1988

Maine Woodburning Guide, Office Of Energy Resources

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Maine Woodburning Guide

State of Maine, Office of Energy Resources,

Augusta, Maine, 1988.

Contents: 1 Safe Installation / 2 Buying Firewood / 3 Efficient Woodburning / 4 New Equipment Developments / 5 Chimney and Stovepipe Cleaning



Contributions To The Quaternary Geology Of Northern Maine And Adjacent Canada, J. Steven Kite (Ed.), Thomas V. Lowell (Ed.), Woodrow B. Thompson (Ed.) Jan 1988

Contributions To The Quaternary Geology Of Northern Maine And Adjacent Canada, J. Steven Kite (Ed.), Thomas V. Lowell (Ed.), Woodrow B. Thompson (Ed.)

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Contributions to the Quaternary Geology of Northern Maine and Adjacent Canada

Bulletin 37 - Maine Geological Survey, Department of Conservation,

Augusta, Maine 04333 (1988).

Contents: Introduction / A GEOMORPHIC METHOD FOR RECONSTRUCTING PALEO ICE SHEETS, Part I: GLACIAL GEOLOGY. - T. Hughes and J. Fastook / A GEOMORPHIC METHOD FOR RECONSTRUCTING PALEO ICE SHEETS, Part II: GLACIOLOGY. - J. Fastook and T. Hughes / TILL STRATIGRAPHY AT THE BALD MOUNTAIN MINE SITE, NORTHERN MAINE - W. R. Holland and F. F. Bragdon / GLACIAL DISPERSAL FROM THE PRIESTLY LAKE AND DEBOULLIE PLUTONS, NORTHERN MAINE - E. F. Halter / GLACIATION …


The Effects Of A Mandatory Early Shutdown Of Maine Yankee, Maine State Planning Office Sep 1987

The Effects Of A Mandatory Early Shutdown Of Maine Yankee, Maine State Planning Office

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The Effects of a Mandatory Early Shutdown of Maine Yankee

Maine State Planning Office - Richard Silkman, Director (September 1987).

Contents: Introduction / Legal Issues / Economic Issues / Health and Environmental Issues / Conclusions / Appendices


Maine Acid Rain Study : Reports, Maine Department Of Environmental Protection Feb 1987

Maine Acid Rain Study : Reports, Maine Department Of Environmental Protection

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Maine Acid Rain Study : Reports

Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Augusta, Maine (February, 1987).

Contents: Acid Rain Precursor Inventory and Evaluation / Modeled Sulfur Deposition in Maine / High Elevation Lake Monitoring in Maine


Proceedings : A Forest Based Economy - Carrying A Tradition Into The Future, Blaine House Conference On Forestry (December 6-7, 1984) Aug 1986

Proceedings : A Forest Based Economy - Carrying A Tradition Into The Future, Blaine House Conference On Forestry (December 6-7, 1984)

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Proceedings : A Forest Based Economy - Carrying A Tradition Into the Future

Blaine House Conference on Forestry (December 6-7, 1984)

Department of Conservation, State House Station 22, Augusta, Maine 04333, August 1986.

Contents: Table of Contents / Letter of Transmittal / The Forest 2020--Visions Of A Sustainable Forest / Forestry Resurvey: What Does It Say? How Can We Use It? / Can We Improve Maine's Timber Supply? / Atmospheric Deposition And Forests Of The Northeast / A National Perspective: What Is Maine's Competitive Niche? / The Future of Hardwood Markets / The Future of Softwood Markets / The State …


Maine Yankee Shutdown Assessment: A Report To Governor Joseph E. Brennan, Maine State Planning Office May 1986

Maine Yankee Shutdown Assessment: A Report To Governor Joseph E. Brennan, Maine State Planning Office

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Maine Yankee Shutdown Assessment: A Report to Governor Joseph E. Brennan

Maine State Planning Office, Maine Office of Energy Resources, Maine Public Advocate

Executive Department - May 1986

Contents: Legal Process / Decommissioning Constraints and Costs / Public and Economic Costs and Benefits / Apprendices



Sun, Wind, Water, Wood : Using Maine's Renewable Resources Through Appropriate Technology, State Of Maine Office Of Energy Resources Jan 1986

Sun, Wind, Water, Wood : Using Maine's Renewable Resources Through Appropriate Technology, State Of Maine Office Of Energy Resources

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Sun, Wind, Water, Wood : Using Maine's Renewable Resources Through Appropriate Technology.

State of Maine Office of Energy Resources. (1986?)

Contents: Solar / Biomass / Water & Wind Power



Fundy Tidal Power Development : Preliminary Evaluation Of Its Environmental Consequences To The Resources Of The State Of Maine, Bigelow Laboratory For Ocean Sciences Apr 1984

Fundy Tidal Power Development : Preliminary Evaluation Of Its Environmental Consequences To The Resources Of The State Of Maine, Bigelow Laboratory For Ocean Sciences

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Fundy Tidal Power Development : Preliminary Evaluation of Its Environmental Consequences to the Resources of the State of Maine

A Report to the Maine State Planning Office by the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, April, 1984.

"Technical Report No. 35 - Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, West Boothbay Harbor, Maine - A Division of Northeastern Research Foundation, Inc."

Contents: Executive Summary / Introduction / Methods / Physical and Biological Consequences / Socio-Economic Consequences / Research Needs / Bibliography / Appendix I. Written Comments on Greenberg Model


Peat Resources Of Maine - Volume 4: Southern And Western Maine, Cornelia C. Cameron, Michael K. Mullen, Carolyn A. Lepage Jan 1984

Peat Resources Of Maine - Volume 4: Southern And Western Maine, Cornelia C. Cameron, Michael K. Mullen, Carolyn A. Lepage

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Peat Resources of Maine - Volume 4: Southern and Western Maine

by Cornelia C. Cameron, Michael K. Mullen, Carolyn A. Lepage & Walter A. Anderson

Bulletin 31 - Maine Geological Survey, Department of Conservation, Augusta, Maine (1984).

Preparation of this report was supported by funds furnished by the U.S. Department of Energy, Grant No. DE-FG18-79ET14690, the Maine Office of Energy Resources, the Maine Geological Survey, and the U.S. Geological Survey.

Contents: Introduction / The Maine Peat Resource Evaluation Program / Geologic Setting of Maine Peat Deposits / Formation of Peat Deposits in Maine / Methods of Investigation / Identification of …