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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Portland Harbor Approved for CAD Cell Construction to Address Dredge Disposal Needs

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The City of Portland is excited to announce it has received state and federal approvals to build Maine’s first Confined Aquatic Disposal (CAD) Cell in Portland Harbor to address long-term dredging needs.  

The City and its partners, the City of So...

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Sustainability Office
Posted on: January 22, 2021

City Reminds Business Owners of Plastic Straw Ordinance

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The City of Portland is reminding business owners of its ordinance that prohibits the distribution of plastic straws. Beginning April 1, 2020, restaurants and other food establishments were able to provide customers with a plastic straw by request only. A...

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Sustainability Office
Posted on: November 18, 2020

City Installs Additional Public Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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On Thursday, November 19 at 11:00 AM, Portland Mayor Kate Snyder and Councilor Spencer Thibodeau, Chair of the Sustainability and Transportation Committee, will unveil a new electric vehicle (EV) charging station in front of Portland City Hall. It is one ...

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Sustainability Office
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Council Approves One Climate Future Plan

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On November 9, the City Council approved One Climate Future, the joint climate action and adaptation plan developed in collaboration with the City of South Portland. The plan lays out 68 strategies that will help the City achieve an 80% reduction in commu...

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