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Brownfields Funding History in Maine

Summary of EPA Brownfields Funding in Maine (1994 – 2013)
Program 2009 Recovery Act Funding Regular Funding Total Funding
Assessment Grants $1,000,000 $12,459,017 $13,459,017
Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Grants $560,000 $14,818,355 $15,378,355
Cleanup Grants $800,000 $7,650,744 $8,450,744
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   $12,971,707 $12,971,707
Program Totals: $2,510,000 $49,001,162 $51,511,162
Funding totals current as of October 2013.

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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
Bath $200,000 $400,000 $600,000
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   $200,000 $200,000
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   $600,000 $600,000
Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point   $200,000 $200,000
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   $800,000 $800,000
Westbrook   $650,000 $650,000
Windham   $200,000 $200,000
Assessment Grant Program Totals: $1,000,000 $12,459,017 $13,459,017
Funding totals current as of October 2013.

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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   $1,600,000 $1,600,000
Northern Maine Development Commission   $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Orono   $38,355 $38,355
Piscataquis County Economic Development Council   $800,000 $800,000
Portland   $855,000 $855,000
Southern Maine Regional Planning Commission   $4,350,000 $4,350,000
Westbrook   $1,200,000 $1,200,000
Revolving Loan Fund Program Totals: $560,000 $14,818,355 $15,378,355
Funding totals current as of October 2013.

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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
Biddeford Former FPL Property, Laconia Street   $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
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
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
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 $7,650,744 $8,450,744
Funding totals current as of October 2013.

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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 October 2013.

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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 October 2013.

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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 October 2013.

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State & Tribal Brownfields 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 $906,192
State Program Total: $11,778,265
Funding totals current as of October 2013.
State Assessments
Recipient Site
Ashland Ashland Central School, 50 Oak Street
Augusta American Tissue, 54 Maple Street
Colonial Theater
Kennebec Arsenal, Arsenal Street and Learners Drive
Bangor Eastern Etching, 235 Bomarc Road
Bath Former YMCA, 26 Summer Street
Belfast Stinson Canning, 101 Front Street
Biddeford Diamond Match Mill, Main Street
North Dam Mill, 2 Main Street
Bradley Main Street Junkyard, Route 178
Brewer Capri School, 49 Capri Street
Eastern Fine Paper, 517 South Main Street
Maple Street Park, Maple and Spring Streets
Middle School, 5 Somerset Street
Rolnick Property, 151 South Maine Street
State Street School, 131 State Street
Washington Street School, 100 Washington Street
Biddeford Former FPL, Laconia Street
Bridgton Rufus Porter, 121 Main Street
Brunswick Brooks Properties, 86-88 Union Street
People's Plus, 210 Maine Street
Camden Apollo Tanning Company, 116 Washington Street
Caribou Children's Discovery Museum, Glenn Street
Castine Windmill Hill, 5 Castine Road
China Gazelle Products, 1 Old Waterville Road
Dover-Foxcroft Brown's Mill, 117 Vaughn Road
MacArthur Property, Vaughn Road
Moosehead Manufacturing, 5 Main Street
Fort Kent RLC Northern Enterprises, 228 Market Street
Farmingdale Sheldon Street School, 69 Sheldon Street
Somes Property, 669 Maine Avenue
Town Office, 289 Maine Avenue
Gardiner Usdan Property, 829 Water Street
Guilford Desmond's Variety, 84 Elm Street
Hallowell Eastern Steamship Site, Water Street
Harpswell Mitchell Field, Route 123
Hermon Quinn's Auto Repair, 2520 US Route 2
Houlton Aroostook Milling Co. - 16 Buffalo Street
Aroostook Milling Co. - 5 Hillview Street
Aroostook Milling Co. - 1 Phyllis Street
Former Bell's Service Station, 144 Military Street
Howland Howland Tannery, 20 Bridge Street
Lewiston Bates Mill #5 Hydro Plant, Canal Street at Main Street
Lisbon Falls Lisbon Teen Center, 32 Main Street
Worumbo Mill, 5 Canal Street
Long Island Generator House, Island Avenue
Lyman Cousens Memorial School, 382 Goodwin Mills Road
Milo Downtown Milo - Ettinger Property, 26 Main Street
Downtown Milo - Haley Property, 28 Main Street
Downtown Milo - Robshaw Property, 30 Main Street
Downtown Milo - Rodriguez Property, 32 Main Street
Downtown Milo - Crossman Property, 52 Main Street
Downtown Milo - Saviolakis Property, 60 Main Street
Millinocket Northern Plaza, 740 Central Street
Norway Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street
CB Cummings Mill, 8 Pikes Hill Road
Norway Opera House, 396 Main Street
Old Town Old Town Canoe, 35 Middle Street
Orono Webster's Mill, 5 Shore Drive
Parsonfield Industrial Box & Lumber, Sakokis Road
Robinson Mill - Lot 7, 10 Mill Street
Pleasant Point Sipayik Corner Store, Route 190
Portland E. Perry Site, 9 Somerset Street
E. Perry Site, 42-44 Kennebec Street
Presque Isle Bonville Property - 24 & 26 Chapman Street
Haines Manufacturing Co. - 28 Chapman Street
Lavway Property - 36 Chapman Street
Webber Oil - 42 Chapman Street
Rockland McDougal School, 330 Broadway
Roxbury Precision Metals, Route 17
Rumford Route 108 Junkyard, 214 Route 108
Sanford 46 High Street
Aerofab, 3 Aerofab Drive
Modern Continental Precast, Kostis Lane
Nasson Community Center, 457 Main Street
Sebattus Webster Mill, 10 Greene Street
South Portland Durastone Site, 1 Wallace Avenue
Vassalboro Carl's Quick Stop, 951 Main Street
Vinalhaven Fish Plant, West Main Street
Waldoboro Ripley's Garage, 2966 Atlantic Highway
Warren Crowe Rope, 307 Main Street
Washburn McCain's Factory, 22 Gardiner Creek Road
Mill Pond Park, Main Street
Waterville Waterville Industries, West River Road
West Bath Robbin's Junkyard, 263 State Road
Westbrook St Anthony's Parish, 2 Walker Street
St Anthony's Rectory, 295 Brown Street
Wilton Wilton Tannery, 833 US Route 2
State Cleanups
Recipient Site
Bath Former Downeast Woodcrafters, 2 Town Landing Road
Bradley Main Street Junkyard, Route 178
Brewer Maple Street Park, Maple and Spring Streets
Houlton Former Bell's Service Station, 144 Military Street
Long Island Generator House, Island Avenue
Lisbon Falls Lisbon Teen Center, 32 Main Street
Norway CB Cummings Mill, 8 Pikes Hill Road
Parsonfield Industrial Box & Lumber, Sakokis Road
Pleasant Point Sipayik Corner Store, Route 190
Presque Isle Bonville Property - 24 & 26 Chapman Street
Haines Manufacturing Co. - 28 Chapman Street
Lavway Property - 36 Chapman Street
Sanford Modern Continental Precast, Kostis Lane
Nasson Community Center, 457 Main Street
Vinalhaven Fish Plant, West Main Street
Washburn McCain's Factory, 22 Gardiner Creek Road
Warren Crowe Rope, 307 Main Street
West Bath Robbin's Junkyard, 263 State Road
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 $156,654
Total:   $876,597
Tribal Assessments
East Port Fiber Extrusion, Inc., Route 190
Pleasant Point Tribal Museum Building, Wapap Raod & Route 190
Perry Public Works Garage, State Route 190
Mud Pond School Site, 1-3 Indian Road
Springfield Scraggy Lake, Penobscot Mountain Road
Recipient Year Funding
Penobscot Indian Nation 2010 $75,000
2011 $45,000
2012 $80,018
2013 $116,827
Total: $316,845
Tribal Program Total: $1,193,442
State & Tribal Funding Totals: $12,971,707
Funding totals current as of October 2013.

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