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R1 Success Story: Verso Paper Mill, Bucksport, ME

A large oceanside aquaculture system, a church, and an international maritime training center are among the enterprises preparing to open at the site of a former paper mill on the banks of the Penobscot River in Bucksport. Thanks to Bucksport, a town with the foresight to put money aside, as well as Eastern Maine Development Corporation which worked to involve the community, and a planning process that took seriously the need for a diverse economic base, this former industrial town will again have a vibrant coast, although one that is very different from its industrial past.

Read the following Brownfields Success Story fact sheet for more information about Verso Paper Mill, Bucksport, Maine.

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