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Money Coming to Maine for Brownfield Sites 

Some extra money is coming to the state to help clean up brownfield sites. Those are areas that have been found to be contaminated with hazardous chemicals or pollutants. Some of the money is coming from the Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.The Town of Howland is getting $600,000 to clean up the Old Howland Tannery Site. $350,000 will be used to clean up the American Tissue Mill Site in Augusta.The Town of Orono is getting $200,000 to clean up Webster Mill, and the Washington County Council of Governments will get $400,000.