Comments for: 35 feet is deep enough for Searsport Harbor: Dredging would hurt region’s environment, economy

Posted March 03, 2014, at 10:47 a.m.

Since 2000, the Maine Department of Transportation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have pushed to deepen the shipping channel in Searsport. In 2000, they proposed deepening the channel from 35 feet to 37 feet. This proposal was abandoned after many voiced concerns about the devastating effect on the …

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