Senators Collins, King allocate $300,000 towards Maine’s Lumber Industry

Susan Collins Office
April 3, 2024
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States, US East

Susan Collins

Angus King

BANGOR, Maine – U.S. Senator Susan Collins and Senator Angus King announced that Maine Woods Company in Portage will receive $300,000 through the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) implementation grant program. This grant award will allow the Maine Woods Company to install an energy efficient steam turbine and warehouse-heating system, allowing the lumber manufacturer to lower its overall energy footprint. …“Modernizing technology in Maine’s lumber industry is critical to ensuring the long-term sustainability of an industry that is central to both Maine’s economy and heritage,” said Senator Collins. “I am pleased that the Maine Woods Company will be able to enhance its operations with this funding.” …Funding for the IAC grant program comes through the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

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