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Data Center to Locate at Former Mill Site in Millinocket

nautilus-announcement.jpgMillinocket, ME. 6/5/2021 - Nautilus Data Technologies (“Nautilus”), a sustainable data center technology company, has announced plans to locate a data center at the former mill site in Millinocket, Maine. Nautilus and site owner Our Katahdin have executed a 99-year lease which clears the way for engineering, permitting and development to begin in Millinocket, effective immediately. The first phase of the $300 million project is expected to be operating by late 2022.
 

EPA Selects Three Projects in Maine to Receive $1.3 Million for Brownfields Cleanup

EPA-LOGO.pngBOSTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that three grantees in the state of Maine have been selected to receive $1.3 million to assess and clean up contaminated properties under the agency's Brownfields Program.

These funds will support under-served and economically disadvantaged communities around the state in assessing and cleaning up abandoned industrial and commercial properties. The Maine grant award announcements are among 151 communities across the nation to receive 154 grant awards totaling $66.5 million in Brownfields funding through its Multipurpose, Assessment, and Cleanup (MAC) Grants.

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Millinocket group launches $8.5 million in upgrades to former mill site

bdn.pngMILLINOCKET – A volunteer development group in Millinocket is launching a second round of infrastructure upgrades at the town’s former paper mill site.

In total, Our Katahdin will spend $8.5 million on improvements to its roads, rail, water and sewer systems, as well as to its power grid and data capacity. It is partly funding the upgrades with a $5.36 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration that was awarded two years ago.

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Thanks Hampden Electrical, another outstanding supporter of the Katahdin Region, for matching $1000 in donations to Our Katahdin projects.

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