Maine Policy Review publishes timely, independent, peer-reviewed analysis of public policy issues relevant to the state of Maine. The journal is published two times per year by the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine. It is intended for a diverse audience, including state policymakers; government, business, and nonprofit leaders; students; and general readers with a broad interest in public policy.

ISSN 1064-2587 (print) E-ISSN 2643-959X (online)

Current Issue: Volume 32, Issue 1 (2023)




Before and After the Clean Water Act: How Science, Law, and Public Aspirations Drove Seven Decades of Progress in Maine Water Quality
David L. Courtemanch, Susan P. Davies, Eileen Sylvan Johnson, Rebecca Schaffner, and Douglas Suitor


The Disposal Mode of Maine’s Waste Governance
Travis Blackmer, Brieanne Berry, Michael Haedicke, Cindy Isenhour, Susanne Lee, Jean MacRae, Deborah Saber, and Erin Victor


Research Briefs