Mixed Reaction for Maine Dredging Plan

Searsport, seen from the rocky coasline of Penobscot Bay. Photo by Joe Devenney
Searsport, seen from the rocky coasline of Penobscot Bay. Photo by  Devenney Photography

A controversial plan to dredge Maine’s Searsport Harbor to improve access for bigger ships is drawing a mixed reaction from the public, according to an article in the Bangor Daily News.

The $12 million two-part project would dig up nearly a million cubic yards of sediment in order to both maintain and greatly expand the federal navigation channel and turning basin in the harbor that leads to Mack Point, the state’s second-busiest industrial port.

Read about the controversial plan to dredge Searsport Harbor.

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