Recovery Blog

Project Spotlight – U.S. Port of Entry at Forest City, Maine

Posted in Recovery Projects/Awards by on September 21, 2011

Recipient: Overland Corporation

Award Amount: $5,619,983

The recipient reported that these Recovery funds would be used for:

  • Design and construction of the new U.S. Port of Entry at Forest City, Maine
  • Construction of all facilities, site utilities, roadways, parking areas, and the infrastructure for the buildings
  • Demolition of the existing facility

Project Status: Less than 50% complete

To see how funds were distributed between the project’s prime and sub recipients and to learn more about the project, check out the Award Summary or enter your zip code to find Recovery projects near you.

Recovery Act Funds Wood-to-Energy Installations

Posted in Agency News, Recovery Projects/Awards by on July 28, 2011

Forest Service LogoIn August 2009, $11.4 million in U.S. Forest Service Recovery Act grants were awarded to the State of Maine to help rural counties convert heating systems to wood/dual-fuel heating systems.  The grants fund a program designed to achieve energy savings, reduce dependence on non-renewable energy resources, reduce greenhouse emissions, and support sustainable forestry.

Visit the USDA Blog to read the full story and see pictures of how these grants are being put to use.


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