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Brownfields Funding History in Maine

Summary of EPA Brownfields Funding in Maine (1994 – 2014)
Program 2009 Recovery Act Funding Regular Funding Total Funding
Assessment Grants $1,000,000 $14,259,017 $15,259,017
Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Grants $560,000 $16,618,355 $17,178,355
Cleanup Grants $800,000 $8,650,744 $9,450,744
Job Training Grants   $200,000 $200,000
Area-Wide Planning Grants   $175,000 $175,000
EPA Targeted Brownfield Assessments (TBA) $150,000 $726,339 $876,339
State & Tribal Brownfields Funding   $14,175,873 $14,175,873
Program Totals: $2,510,000 $54,805,328 $57,315,328
Funding totals current as of December 2014.

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Assessment Grant Program
Recipient 2009 Recovery Act Funding Regular Funding Total Funding
Auburn   $200,000 $200,000
Augusta – American Tissue Mill   $350,000 $350,000
Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments   $400,000 $400,000
Bangor   $400,000 $400,000
Bath $200,000 $800,000 $1,000,000
Belfast   $600,000 $600,000
Brewer   $350,000 $350,000
Brunswick   $150,000 $150,000
Eastern Maine Development Corporation   $400,000 $400,000
Ellsworth   $200,000 $200,000
Gardiner   $400,000 $400,000
Greater Portland Council Of Governments $400,000 $400,000 $800,000
Hancock County Planning Commission   $600,000 $600,000
Kennebec Valley Council of Governments   $400,000 $400,000
Lewiston   $825,000 $825,000
Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission   $400,000 $400,000
Maine Department of Environmental Protection $400,000   $400,000
Maine State Planning Office   $199,017 $199,017
Midcoast Economic Development District   $400,000 $400,000
Northern Maine Development Commission   $800,000 $800,000
Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point   $400,000 $400,000
Piscataquis County Economic Development Council   $200,000 $200,000
Portland   $535,000 $535,000
Rockland   $400,000 $400,000
Sanford   $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Southern Maine Regional Planning Commission   $1,400,000 $1,400,000
Washington County Council of Governments   $1,200,000 $1,200,000
Westbrook   $650,000 $650,000
Windham   $200,000 $200,000
Assessment Grant Program Totals: $1,000,000 $14,259,017 $15,259,017
Funding totals current as of December 2014.

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Revolving Loan Fund Program
Recipient 2009 Recovery Act Funding Regular Funding Total Funding
Bath $560,000 $1,150,000 $1,710,000
Brewer   $1,300,000 $1,300,000
Greater Portland Council of Governments   $800,000 $800,000
Kennebec Valley Council of Governments   $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Lewiston   $725,000 $725,000
Maine Department of Economic & Community Development   $2,100,000 $2,100,000
Northern Maine Development Commission   $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Orono   $38,355 $38,355
Piscataquis County Economic Development Council   $1,100,000 $1,100,000
Portland   $855,000 $855,000
Southern Maine Regional Planning Commission   $5,350,000 $5,350,000
Westbrook   $1,200,000 $1,200,000
Revolving Loan Fund Program Totals: $560,000 $16,618,355 $17,178,355
Funding totals current as of December 2014.

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Cleanup Grant Program
Recipient Site 2009 Recovery Act Funding Regular Funding Total Funding
Municipalities
Augusta American Tissue Mill - Parcel 1   $200,000 $200,000
American Tissue Mill - Parcel 2   $200,000 $200,000
Belfast Maskers Theater/Thompsons Wharf   $200,000 $200,000
Biddeford Former FPL Property, Laconia Street   $200,000 $200,000
MERC Site   $200,000 $200,000
Brunswick Maine Street Station – Pocket Park 1, 210 Maine Street   $200,000 $200,000
Maine Street Station – Pocket Park 2, 210 Maine Street   $200,000 $200,000
Maine Street Station – Pocket Park 3, 210 Maine Street   $200,000 $200,000
Camden Apollo Tannery Property, 116 Washington Street   $200,000 $200,000
Canton Brindis Leather Company Mill & Whitney Brook Dam, 108 & 140 Canton Water District Road   $200,000 $200,000
Dover-Foxcroft ME Leathers Tannery Site - Sludge Pits 4-7 Parcel, 117 Vaughn Road   $200,000 $200,000
ME Leathers Tannery Site - Sludge Pits 1-3, 8 & 9 Parcel, 117 Vaughn Road   $200,000 $200,000
ME Leathers Tannery Site - Lagoon Parcel, 117 Vaughn Road   $200,000 $200,000
Howland Old Howland Tannery, Lot 37 $200,000   $200,000
Old Howland Tannery, Lot 75 $200,000   $200,000
Old Howland Tannery, Lot 76 $200,000   $200,000
Kittery Wood Island Lifesaving Station   $200,000 $200,000
Lewiston Androscoggin Mill No. 8 Site, 15 Locust Street   $200,000 $200,000
W.S. Libbey Mill Site, 6 Mill Street   $200,000 $200,000
Oakland Cascade Mill Site, 60 Cascade Mill Road   $200,000 $200,000
Old Town Old Town Canoe Site - Lot 11, 211 Main Street   $200,000 $200,000
Old Town Canoe Site - Lot 1, 35 Middle Street   $200,000 $200,000
Old Town Canoe Site - Lot 1B, 35 Middle Street   $200,000 $200,000
Orono Webster Mill, 5 Shore Drive   $200,000 $200,000
Pittsfield Eelweir Road Site   $110,000 $110,000
Parsonsfield Robinson Mill Lot 2, 0 Federal Road   $200,000 $200,000
Robinson Mill Lot 7, 10 Mill Street   $200,000 $200,000
Portland Bayside Rail Yard   $150,000 $150,000
Saco Saco Steel Company/Earth Waste Systems Site, 29 Lund Road   $200,000 $200,000
Sanford Aerofab Site, 3 Aerofab Drive   $200,000 $200,000
Aerofab Site, 0 Pioneer Drive   $200,000 $200,000
CGA, Inc, 229 New Dam Road   $200,000 $200,000
Sanford Transportation Center, Millyard Road Lot 17E   $200,000 $200,000
Sanford Mill, 61 Washington Street $200,000   $200,000
Westbrook Former Haskell Silk Co. Mill, 895 Main Street   $200,000 $200,000
Wilton Wilton Tanning Facility, 833 Route 2   $200,000 $200,000
Non-Profit Organizations
Belfast - Congress Street Hill Property, LLC Old Waldo County Jail   $200,000 $200,000
Brewer – Brewer Redevelopment, LLC Former Middle School, 5 Somerset Street   $200,000 $200,000
Former State Street School, 131 State Street   $200,000 $200,000
Brewer – South Brewer Redevelopment, LLC Eastern Fine Paper Mill, 517 South Main Street   $200,000 $200,000
Eastern Fine Paper Mill, 519 South Main Street   $200,000 $200,000
Eastern Fine Paper Mill, Oak Street   $200,000 $200,000
Dover-Foxcroft - Pine Crest Development Corporation Moosehead Manufacturing Mill Site - Main Mill Parcel, 5 East Main Street   $200,000 $200,000
Moosehead Manufacturing Mill Site - Outbuildings & Connector Building Parcel, 5 East Main Street   $200,000 $200,000
Dover-Foxcroft - Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society, Inc. Central Hall, 152 East Main Street   $200,000 $200,000
Lewiston – Museum L-A Camden Yards Mill Building, 1 Beech Street   $200,000 $200,000
Lyman - Community Library Lyman Cousens Memorial School property   $200,000 $200,000
Norway – Downtown Revitalization Corporation Cummings Mill, 8 Pikes Hill Road   $68,000 $68,000
Peru – River Valley Growth Council Diamond Match Mill, 1 Mill Road   $122,744 $122,744
Cleanup Grant Program Totals: $800,000 $8,650,744 $9,450,744
Funding totals current as of December 2014.

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Job Training Grant Program
Recipient 2009 Recovery Act Funding Regular Funding Total Funding
Lewiston   $200,000 $200,000
Job Training Grant Program Totals:   $200,000 $200,000
Funding totals current as of December 2014.

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Area-Wide Planning Grant Program
Recipient Regular Funding Total Funding
Sanford $175,000 $175,000
Area-Wide Planning Grant Program Totals: $175,000 $175,000
Funding totals current as of December 2014.

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EPA Targeted Brownfield Assessments
Recipient Site 2009 Recovery Act Funding Regular Funding Total Funding
Augusta American Tissue Mill   $100,000 $100,000
Lewiston Museum L/A   $100,000 $100,000
W.S. Libbey Mill Site, 6 Mill Street   $71,294 $71,294
Lewiston & Auburn Railroad Co., 8 Water Street   $60,151 $60,151
Mill #5 $150,000   $150,000
Old Town Lily Tulip, North Main Street   $18,966 $18,966
Orono Ayers Island, One Ayers Island   $111,770 $111,770
Peru Diamond Match Mill, Mill Street   $164,158 $164,158
Sanford 56 Washington Street & 11 Riverside Avenue   $100,000 $100,000
EPA Targeted Brownfields Assessments Totals: $150,000 $726,339 $876,339
Funding totals current as of December 2014.

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State & Tribal Brownfields Funding
State Funding
Recipient Year Funding
Maine Department of Environmental Protection Pre-Law $418,397
2003 $842,030
2004 $878,225
2005 $977,492
2006 $1,185,519
2007 $1,197,474
2008 $1,207,474
2009 $1,147,600
2010 $1,096,381
2011 $992,225
2012 $929,256
2013 $906,439
2014 $906,439
State Program Total: $12,684,951
Funding totals current as of December 2014.
State Assessments
Recipient Site Year
Anson Former CN Brown Property, 26 North Main Street 2012
Ashland Ashland Central School, 50 Oak Street 2012
Augusta American Tissue, 54 Maple Street 2008
Colonial Theater 2007
Community Gardens, 20 Northern Avenue 2010
Kennebec Arsenal, Arsenal Street and Learners Drive 2012
Bangor Eastern Etching, 235 Bomarc Road 2009
Building 278, 498 Maine Avenue 2010
76 Pier Street 2012
Bath Former YMCA, 26 Summer Street 2005
Belfast Stinson Canning, 101 Front Street 2011
Embee Cleaners, 126 Church Street 2011
45 Front Street 2013
Berwick Prime Tanning, 20 Sullivan Street 2010
Biddeford Diamond Match Mill, Main Street 2005
North Dam Mill, 2 Main Street 2008
Emery School, 116 Hill Street 2010
Former FPL Biddeford, Laconia Street 2012
West Point Stevens - Lot 6, 1-15 York Street 2011
West Point Stevens, 100 Main Street 2014
Bingham Quimby Mill, Lander Street 2011
Bradley Main Street Junkyard, Route 178 2004
Brewer Capri School, 49 Capri Street 2013
Eastern Fine Paper, 517 South Main Street 2007
Maple Street Park, Maple and Spring Streets 2009
Middle School, 5 Somerset Street 2013
Rolnick Property, 151 South Maine Street 2004
State Street School, 131 State Street 2011
Washington Street School, 100 Washington Street 2011
Bridgton Rufus Porter Museum, 121 Main Street 2012
Brunswick Brooks Properties, 86-88 Union Street 2005
People's Plus, 210 Maine Street 2007
Cambridge General Store, 5 Main Street 2010
Camden Apollo Tanning Company, 116 Washington Street 2005
Caribou Children's Discovery Museum, Glenn Street 2008
Castine Windmill Hill, 5 Castine Road 2009
China Gazelle Products, 1 Old Waterville Road 2006
Dexter Abbotts Mill, 20 Church Street 2012
Dover-Foxcroft Brown's Mill, 117 Vaughn Road 2008
Moosehead Manufacturing, 5 Main Street 2007
Eliot Shapleigh Estate, 185 Fore Road 2014
Fort Kent RLC Northern Enterprises, 228 Market Street 2009
Farmingdale Sheldon Street School, 69 Sheldon Street 2007
Somes Property, 669 Maine Avenue 2009
Town Office, 289 Maine Avenue 2007
Dragon Products, 1 Pit Street 2011
Friendship Friendship Plumbing and Heating, 26 Main Street 2011
Gardiner Usdan Property, 829 Water Street 2005
Guilford Desmond's Variety, 84 Elm Street 2011
Rockwall Gardens, 552 Water Street 2012
Hallowell Eastern Steamship Site, Water Street 2007
Harpswell Mitchell Field, Route 123 2006
West Harpswell School, 9 Ash Point Road 2011
Hermon Quinn's Auto Repair, 2520 US Route 2 2009
Houlton Aroostook Milling Co. - 16 Buffalo Street 2007
Aroostook Milling Co. - 5 Hillview Street 2007
Aroostook Milling Co. - 1 Phyllis Street 2007
Former Bell's Service Station, 144 Military Street 2008
Howland Howland Tannery - Lot 37, 20 Bridge Street 2010
Kennebunk 51 Main Street 2010
Lewiston Bates Mill #5 Hydro Plant, Canal Street at Main Street 2013
Continental Mill Station, 65 Oxford Street 2013
Bates Lower Station, 49 Beech Street 2013
Red Shop Weir, 38 Water Street 2013
Hill Mill Hydro Station, 41 Chestnut Street 2013
Lower Androscoggin Station, 352 Lincoln Street 2013
Limestone T & A Service Center, 19 Main Street 2009
Lisbon Former High School, 4 Campus Avenue 2010
Lisbon Falls Lisbon Teen Center, 32 Main Street 2008
Worumbo Mill, 5 Canal Street 2009
Livermore Falls 2 Depot Street 2011
Long Island Generator House, Island Avenue 2007
Lubec Columbian Factory, 135 Main Street 2010
Lyman Cousens Memorial School, 382 Goodwin Mills Road 2013
Madrid Madrid Store & Poacher's Paradise, Route 4 2013
Mars Hill Caldwell Property, Main Street 2012
Milo Downtown Milo - Ettinger Property, 26 Main Street 2008
Downtown Milo - Haley Property, 28 Main Street 2008
Downtown Milo - Robshaw Property, 30 Main Street 2008
Downtown Milo - Rodriguez Property, 32 Main Street 2008
Downtown Milo - Crossman Property, 52 Main Street 2008
Downtown Milo - Saviolakis Property, 60 Main Street 2008
Millinocket Northern Plaza, 740 Central Street 2007
Monson Monson Center, 35 Greenville Road 2013
Newcastle Mills Road Dump Site, Mills Road 2012
Norway Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street 2011
CB Cummings Mill, 8 Pikes Hill Road 2006
Norway Opera House, 396 Main Street 2011
Daniel & Damon Dry Cleaners, Water Street 2013
Oakland Former Cascade Woolen Mill, 60 Cascade Mill Road 2010
Old Town Old Town Canoe - Lot 1, 35 Middle Street 2009
Orono Webster's Mill, 5 Shore Drive 2008
Parsonfield Industrial Box & Lumber, Sakokis Road 2004
Robinson Mill - Lot 7, 10 Mill Street 2011
Pleasant Point Sipayik Corner Store, Route 190 2007
Portland E. Perry Site, 9 Somerset Street 2005
E. Perry Site, 42-44 Kennebec Street 2005
Marada Adams School, 48 Moody Street 2011
Presque Isle Bonville Property - 24 & 26 Chapman Street 2007
Haines Manufacturing Co. - 28 Chapman Street 2007
Lavway Property - 36 Chapman Street 2007
Webber Oil - 42 Chapman Street 2007
Rockland McDougal School, 330 Broadway 2012
Roxbury Precision Metals, Route 17 2005
Rumford Route 108 Junkyard, 214 Route 108 2005
Saco Old Tannery, 32 Market Street 2010
Saco Steel, 29 Lund Road 2010
Sanford 46 High Street 2006
Aerofab, 3 Aerofab Drive 2008
Modern Continental Precast, Kostis Lane 2007
Nasson Community Center, 457 Main Street 2005
Sebago Perley Pond Property, Folley Road 2014
South Portland Durastone Site, 1 Wallace Avenue 2005
Vassalboro Carl's Quick Stop, 951 Main Street 2012
Vinalhaven Fish Plant, West Main Street 2006
Waldoboro Ripley's Garage, 2966 Atlantic Highway 2009
Warren Crowe Rope, 307 Main Street 2004
Washburn McCain's Factory, 22 Gardiner Creek Road 2006
Mill Pond Park, Main Street 2008
Waterville Waterville Industries, West River Road 2007
West Bath Robbin's Junkyard, 263 State Road 2006
Westbrook St Anthony's Parish, 2 Walker Street 2011
St Anthony's Rectory, 295 Brown Street 2011
Wilton Wilton Tannery, 833 US Route 2 2011
Wiscasset Koehling Property, 215 Gardiner Road 2010
State Cleanups
Recipient Site Year
Bath Former Downeast Woodcrafters, 2 Town Landing Road 2005
Bradley Main Street Junkyard, Route 178 2004
Brewer Maple Street Park, Maple and Spring Streets 2009
Bridgton Rufus Porter Museum, 121 Main Street 2013
Hancock Sammis Property, Hancock Point Road 2010
Houlton Former Bell's Service Station, 144 Military Street 2008
Lewiston 144 Montello Street 2010
Lisbon Former High School, 4 Campus Avenue 2010
Lisbon Falls Lisbon Teen Center, 32 Main Street 2008
Long Island Generator House, Island Avenue 2007
Norway CB Cummings Mill, 8 Pikes Hill Road 2006
Old Town White Canoe, 123 Brunswick Street 2013
Pleasant Point Sipayik Corner Store, Route 190 2008
Portland Lucas Tree, 636 Riverside Street 2010
Presque Isle Bonville Property - 24 & 26 Chapman Street 2009
Haines Manufacturing Co. - 28 Chapman Street 2009
Lavway Property - 36 Chapman Street 2009
Sanford Modern Continental Precast, Kostis Lane 2007
Nasson Community Center, 457 Main Street 2005
Vinalhaven Fish Plant, West Main Street 2006
Washburn McCain's Factory, 22 Gardiner Creek Road 2012
Warren Crowe Rope, 307 Main Street 2004
West Bath Robbin's Junkyard, 263 State Road 2007
Wilton Wilton Tannery, 833 US Route 2 2011
Tribal Funding
Recipient Year Funding
Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point 2007 $75,000
2008 $75,000
2009 $151,150
2010 $130,150
2011 $130,000
2012 $158,643
2013 $158,654
2014 $158,654
Total:   $1,037,251
Assessments
Location Site Year
Eastport Fiber Extrusion, Inc., Route 190 2010
Pleasant Point Tribal Museum Building, Wapap Road & Route 190 2008
Perry Mud Pond School Site, 1-3 Indian Road 2010
Dairy Farm, 62 Golding Road 2013
St. Anne's Church, Bayview Drive 2013
Springfield Scraggy Lake, Penobscot Mountain Road 2012
Township 19 Backscatter Radar, Township 19 2013
Cleanups
Location Site Year
Pleasant Point Tribal Museum Building, Wapap Road & Route 190 2013
Sipayik Corner Store, Route 190 2013
Public Safety Building, 40 Warrior Road 2013
Springfield Scraggy Lake, Penobscot Mountain Road 2012
Recipient Year Funding
Penobscot Indian Nation 2010 $75,000
2011 $45,000
2012 $80,018
2013 $116,827
2014 $136,826
Assessments
Location Site Year
Bradley Bradley Parcel 1, 728 Main Street 2013
Bradley Parcel 2, Main Street 2013
Indian Island Fiddlehead Garage, 55 Down Street 2013
Cleanups
Location Site Year
Indian Island Fiddlehead Garage, 55 Down Street 2013
Total: $453,671
Tribal Program Total: $1,490,922
State & Tribal Funding Totals: $14,175,873
Funding totals current as of December 2014.

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