Meeting Calendar

Plan for Use of Reparation Funds for Groundwater Pollution, Ellsworth

Date: July 24, 2013
Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Council Chambers at Ellsworth City Hall

Contact: John James, 207-287-7866

A public meeting will be convened at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 in Council Chambers at Ellsworth City Hall to receive comments on a draft plan for disbursement of $500,000 in public funding for protection and improvement of local water resources. The funding is compensation for groundwater pollution arising from the discharge of contaminants in the 1970’s from a waste oil handling facility off Route 1A in Ellsworth.

Draft plan: Natural Resources Damage Compensation Plan for the Portland –Bangor Waste Oil Site in Ellsworth Maine

For more information, contact

  • Michele Gagnon, Ellsworth City Planner, ph 207-669-6608, email; or
  • John James, Department of Environmental Protection, ph 207-287-7866, email

Written comments may be submitted to Mr. James at DEP-BRWM, 17 SHS, Augusta ME 04333. Comments must be received by 5 p.m. August 2nd to ensure consideration.