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Federal Tipoffs Involving Maine Newsletter for Sunday August 23, 2020 ( 4 items )  

EPA: Administrator Wheeler Highlights Brownfields Redevelopment Success, Provides Regulatory Relief to Lobstermen During Visit to Maine
PORTLAND, Maine, Aug. 22 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release on Aug. 20: Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler visited multiple Brownfields sites, which are driving significant investment and revitalization efforts to Portland's waterfront. While in the Pine Tree State, Administrator Wheeler met with local lobsterman and finalized amendments to the national marine diesel engine program to provide much needed regulator  more

In Maine, EPA Finalizes Action on Certain Marine Diesel Engines Providing Regulatory Relief for American Lobstermen, Pilot Boat Captains
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine, Aug. 22 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release on Aug. 20: Today, at a press conference with the Maine Lobstermen's Association, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler finalized amendments to the national marine diesel engine program to address the lack of available certified Tier 4 marine diesel engines for use in certain high-speed commercial vessels. This final rule provides much needed regulatory relief  more

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $400,000 in CARES Act Funding to Boost Economic Development Programs Critical to Helping MidCoast Economic Development District of Maine Respond to Coronavirus
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration issued the following news release on Aug. 17: Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $400,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the MidCoast Economic Development District, Damariscotta, Maine, to update economic development plans and fortify programs to assist communities in responding to the coronavirus pandemic. "The Trump Administration   more

USDA Rural Development Announces $64,885 Grant to Maine Aquaculture Association to Assist Producers
BANGOR, Maine, Aug. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development - Maine office issued the following news release on Aug. 18: USDA Rural Development State Director Timothy P. Hobbs today announced a Rural Business Development Grant in the amount of $64,885 to the Maine Aquaculture Association. The Rural Business Development Grant will assist the Association with providing direct assistance to Maine aquaculture producers. USDA Rural Development State Director Timothy P. Hobbs sa  more