Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2014

Department of Environmental Protection

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Organization Chart


The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection is to ensure that air and water are clean, toxics and hazards are managed safely, solid and hazardous wastes are recycled, hazardous waste sites and spills are cleaned up in a timely manner and wetlands and coastal resources are preserved.

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 21A S. 7,16,18 Enabling Legislation
MGL C. 21 S. 26-53 Water Pollution Control
MGL C. 21C S. 1-30 Hazardous Waste Management
MGL C. 21D S. 1-19 Hazardous Waste Facility Siting
MGL C. 21E S. 1-21 Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup
MGL C. 21G S. 1-19 Water Management Act
MGL C. 21H S. 1-8 Solid Waste Management
MGL C. 21I S. 3,10-12 Toxic Use Reduction
MGL C. 21M S. 1-9 Oil Spill Act
MGL C. 21N S. 1-9 Climate Change
MGL C. 29C S. 1-18 State Revolving Fund
MGL C. 91 S. 1-63 Waterways and Coastal Development
MGL C. 111 S. 142A-142M Air Quality Control
MGL C. 10 S. 61 Motor Vehicle Inspection & Maintenance
MGL C. 131 S. 40 Wetlands Protection


CMR See MassDEP Website



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