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Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office Contact Information

LOSCO's primary function is to ensure effective coordination and represetation of Louisiana's interests in all matters related to spill response and prevention. Its goals are to (1) minimize unauthorized discharges of oil, (2) provide for an effective spill response, (3) compensate the public for damages to the state's natural resources, and (4) assist the public through education, service, and public outreach.

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Maine Department of Environmental Protection Contact Information

Legislative mandate directs the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to prevent, abate, and control the pollution of the air, water and land. The charge is to preserve, improve and prevent diminution of the natural environment of the State. The Department is also directed to protect and enhance the public's right to use and enjoy the State's natural resources. The Department administers programs, educates and makes regulatory decisions that contribute to the achievement of this mission.

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Maine Division of Environmental Health Contact Information

The purpose of the Maine Division of Environmental Health is to preserve, protect and promote the health and well being of the population through the organization and delivery of health engineering related services designed to reduce the risk of disease by (1) controlling environmental hazards to human health; and (2) promoting health and wellness through education and access to technical health engineering professionals.

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Maine Emergency Management Agency Contact Information

The Maine Emergency Management Agency works to lessen the effects of disaster on the lives and property of the people of the State through leadership, coordination and support in the four phases of emergency management.

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Maine Floodplain Management Program Contact Information

The Maine Floodplain Management Program works with individuals, communities and professionals to reduce the risk of flooding. Maine Floodplain Management Program staff provides technical information, floodplain maps and model ordinances to communities interested in joining the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), as well as to participating communities. Program staff also provides information and assistance to homeowners, businesses, lenders, realtors and others with questions regarding floodplain maps, insurance issues and NFIP.

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Maine Geological Survey Contact Information

The Maine Geological Survey provides the people and businesses of Maine with essential geologic information about the land by collecting and summarizing information about groundwater, mineral resources, surface deposits and bedrock materials, stability of coastal properties, and natural hazards such as storms, floods, landslides, and earthquakes.

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Maine Governor's Energy Office Contact Information

The Maine Governor's Energy Office (GEO) mission is to create effective public and private partnerships that advance Maine's energy security and economic development in an environmentally responsible manner.

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Maryland Department of Natural Resources

The Department of Natural Resources leads Maryland in securing a sustainable future for our environment, society, and economy by preserving, protecting, restoring, and enhancing the State’s natural resources.

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Maryland Department of the Environment Contact Information

The mission of the Maryland Department of the Environment is to protect and restore the environment for the health and well-being of all Marylanders.

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Maryland Emergency Management Agency Contact Information

The mission of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency is to ensure that Maryland families, communities, and key stakeholders are provided the tools they need to prepare for, mitigate against, respond to, and recover from the consequences of emergency and disaster events

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