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"No Discharge Zones" in Maine

Map of 'No Discharge Zones' in Maine

2014 No Discharge Zones in Maine (PDF) (6 pp, 3.2 MB, about PDF)
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Boothbay Harbor, ME

Boothbay Harbor was designated a "No Discharge Zone" on March 25, 2009. There are 6 pumpouts facilities available to service vessels.

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Camden, Rockport, Rockland, and portions of Owls Head

The waters of Camden, Rockport, Rockland, and portions of Owls Head were designated as a "No Discharge Zone" on Wednesday, January 27, 2010. There are six pumpout facilities available to service vessels.

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Casco Bay, ME

Casco Bay became the first coastal "No Discharge Zone" in Maine on June 27, 2006. The zone encompasses all contiguous state waters north and east of Cape Elizabeth Light in Cape Elizabeth to Bald Point in Phippsburg. The zone also includes the navigable reaches of the Fore River, Presumpscot River, Royal River, Cousins River, Harraseeket River, and the New Meadows River.

The State of Maine has certified that there are twenty pumpout facilities located within the zone. There are 11 fixed shore-based facilities, seven portable facilities, one pumpout boat, and one dump station.

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Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, and Wells, ME

Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, and Wells was designated a "No Discharge Zone" on June 10, 2009. There are 5 pumpouts facilities available to service vessels.

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Southern Mount Desert - Mount Desert, Southwest Harbor, portions of Cranberry Isles, and Tremont

The waters of Mount Desert, Southwest Harbor, portions of the Cranberry Isles, and Tremont were designated as a "No Discharge Zone" on July 15, 2009. There are six pumpout facilities available to service vessels.

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