The Bates College Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Department has created environmental compliance programs, policies and training to support compliance with the regulations set forth and the permits and licenses issued by both the City of Lewiston (local authority) the State of Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

It is the intent of Bates College to comply with the conditions of all of our environmental permits and licenses and all applicable regulations.

To accomplish this the EHS Department manages or participates in the following programs:

  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Universal Waste Management
  • Biomedical Waste Management
  • Electronics Recycling
  • Confidential Material Shredding
  • Oil Spill Prevention
  • Air Quality
  • Water Quality
  • Shipping of Hazardous Materials

If you have any questions regarding these programs, please contact us!