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GRS Projects - Maine

This page summarizes active and completed GRS Development and Testing project activity in Maine and provides a link to access all completed GRS documents. For all completed projects, Meeting Summaries and each project Site Selection Matrix are available. Contact EPA Region 1 or Nuka Research via the contact information provided on the Home Page to obtain project documents.

Active Projects

GRS Development

Moosehead Lake Region

August 2023 - August 2024

A total of 10 GRS will be developed for the Moosehead Lake region in Maine.

 

An Initial Work Group/Site Selection Meeting and Final Work Group Meeting will be held over the course of this project and all work group members will be invited to attend. Field site surveys will also be conducted and a Tactics Sub-Group meeting will be conducted following the site surveys to develop GRS tactics prior to final GRS production. Meeting and event information is included below. Additional project information will be shared with the work group throughout the life of this project. For project related inquieries, contact EPA Region 1 or Nuka Research via the contact information provided on the Home Page.

Meeting/Event

Initial Work Group/Site Selection

Date/Time

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

10am - 12pm

Location
Documents

Zoom video conference

Site Surveys

Tactics Sub-Group

Final Work Group

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

Pending

TBD

Pending

TBD

Pending

Completed Projects

2022 - 2023 Meduxnekeag River GRS Development Project

This project was completed in 2023.  The 6 Geographic Response Strategies that were developed are listed below and are available at the Regional Response Team 1 website located here.

MX-ME-01 Houlton West

MX-ME-02 Houlton Riverfront

MX-ME-03 Houlton WWTP

MX-ME-04 Maliseet Tribal Nation South

MX-ME-05 Maliseet Tribal Nation Lowery Rd Bridge

MX-ME-06 Littleton Framingham Rd Bridge

2019 - 2020 Penobscot River GRS Testing Project

This project was completed in 2021.  Select tactics included in the below listed GRS were deployed and tested and the GRS was updated based on the results of this testing

  • PR-ME-04 Milford/Indian Island

2015 - 2016 Kennebec, Penobscot & Sebasticook River GRS Development Project

This project was completed in 2016.  The 10 Geographic Response Plans that were developed are listed below and are available at the Regional Response Team 1 website located here.  

Kennebec River

KR-ME-01 Skowhegan

KR-ME-02 Waterville

KR-ME-03 Hallowell

Sebasticook River

SB-ME-01 Pittsfield

SB-ME-02 Benton

Penobscot River

PR-ME-01 Brown Islands

PR-ME-02 Mattanawcook/Chokecherry Islands

PR-ME-03 Howland/Stanford Dam

PR-ME-04 Milford/Indian Island

PR-ME-05 Brewer

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