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College/University
University of Maine at Machias

Concentration:
 Undergraduate liberal arts education
Geographic Range: Machias, ME
Activities: APCUCC, Green Campus Consortium, environmental research and education, student greens group
Web site: http://www.greencouncilumm.org/
E-mail: ummgreen@maine.edu
Phone: (207)255-1200
Address:
9 O'Brien Avenue
Machias, ME   04654
Contact: Megan Duff, Program Director


College/University
Green Campus Consortium

Concentration:
 Sustainibility
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Networking, green buildings, energy efficiency, renewable energy
Web site: http://www.megreencampus.com/
E-mail: dgreeley@usm.maine.edu
Phone:  
Address:
 
 ,      
Contact: Dudley Greeley, Administrator


College/University
Bates College

Concentration:
 Undergraduate liberal arts education
Geographic Range: Lewiston, ME
Activities: American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment, Green Campus Consortium, Clean Air-Cool Cities partner, campus sustainability, environmental education and research
Web site: http://www.bates.edu/x166787.xml
E-mail: jrosenba@bates.edu
Phone: (207)786-6255
Address:
2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, ME   04240
Contact: Julie Rosenbach, Sustainable Bates Environmental Coordinator (Environmental coordinator)


College/University
St. Joseph's College

Concentration:
 Catholic liberal arts education
Geographic Range: Standish, ME
Activities: Green Campus Consortium, enviromental research, education
Web site: http://www.sjcme.edu/sustainable/
E-mail: jgulnick@sjcme.edu
Phone: (207)892-6766
Address:
278 Whites Bridge Road
Standish, ME   04084
Contact: Jeanne D. Gulnick, Campus Sustainability Director


College/University
University of New England

Concentration:
 Liberal Arts, Professional Health Education
Geographic Range: Biddeford and Portland, ME; UNE-Israel
Activities: Green Campus Consortium member, Environmental Council, Student environmental club, environmental research, education, signatory to Presidents Climate Commitment
Web site: http://www.une.edu/sustainability/index.cfm
E-mail: njandreau@une.edu; acariddi@une.edu
Phone: (207)602-2296; (207)602-2507
Address:
11 Hills Beach Road
Biddeford, ME   04005
Contact: Neal Jandreau, Co-Chair - Environmental Council; Alethea Cariddi, UNE Sustainability Coordinator


College/University
University of Maine at Fort Kent

Concentration:
 Education and research
Geographic Range: Fort Kent, ME
Activities: Green Campus Consortium, APCUCC, environmental education and research
Web site: http://www.umfk.maine.edu/academics/programs
E-mail: kborges@maine.edu
Phone: (207)834-7500
Address:
23 University Drive
Fort Kent, ME   04743
Contact: Kimberly M. Borges-Therien, Professor of Environmental Studies


College/University
University of Maine at Farmington

Concentration:
 Undergraduate liberal arts education
Geographic Range: Farmington, ME
Activities: ACUPCC, Green Campus Consortium, environmental research and education, student-faculty-staff sustainable campus coalition, student environmental club
Web site: http://sustainablecampus.umf.maine.edu/
E-mail: barton@maine.edu; huebner@maine.edu
Phone: (207)778-7258
Address:
246 Main Street
Farmington, ME   04938
Contact: Drew Barton and Valerie Huebner, Program Directors


College/University
University of Maine

Concentration:
 Flagship undergraduate and graduate university for the State of Maine
Geographic Range: Orono, ME
Activities: education, research, ACUPCC, Green Campus Consortium, Governor's Carbon Challenge, environmental education and research
Web site: http://www.sustainability.umaine.edu/
E-mail: misa.saros@umit.maine.edu
Phone: (207)581-1110
Address:
 
Orono, ME   04469
Contact: Misa Saros, Sustainability Coordinator


College/University
Maine Sea Grant

Concentration:
 Coastal and marine science and community needs
Geographic Range: Gulf of Maine
Activities: Outreach, education, research, partnerships
Web site: http://www.seagrant.umaine.edu/
E-mail: umseagrant@maine.edu
Phone: (207)581-1435
Address:
5784 York Complex, University of Maine
Orono, ME   04469
Contact: Paul Anderson, Director


College/University
College of the Atlantic

Concentration:
 Undergraduate and graduate programs in human ecology
Geographic Range: Bar Harbor, ME
Activities: American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, Green Campus Consortium of Maine, Governor's Carbon Challenge Program, Clean Air-Cool Planet partner, carbon neutral, environmental education, research
Web site: http://www.coa.edu/html/sustainability.htm
E-mail: tenbroek@coa.edu
Phone: (207)288-5015
Address:
105 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME   04609
Contact: Craig Ten Broek, Consulting Advisor for Sustainability


College/University
University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Concentration:
 Outreach, education, applied research
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Climat Change Inventory, outreach for Maine Climate Change Assessment, dialogue facilitation, partnerships, educational events
Web site: http://www.umext.maine.edu
E-mail: esp@umext.maine.edu
Phone: (207)581-3188; 1-800-287-0274
Address:
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, ME   04469
Contact: Esperanza Stancioff, Climate Change Organizational Leader/Maine


College/University
Colby College

Concentration:
 Undergraduate liberal arts education
Geographic Range: Waterville, Me
Activities: American College Presidents' Commitment to Climate Change, Green Campus Consortium, Governor's Climate Challenge, Clean Air-Cool Cities partner, campus sustainability, environmental education, research
Web site: http://www.colby.edu/green
E-mail: ddeblois@colby.edu
Phone: 1-800-723-3032
Address:
4800 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME   04901
Contact: Dale Delbois, Environmental Initiatives Coordinator (Environmental Coordinator)


College/University
Bowdoin College

Concentration:
 Undergraduate liberal arts education
Geographic Range: Brunswick, ME
Activities: American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment, Green Campus Consortium, Governor's Carbon Challenge, Clean Air-Cool Cities partner, campus sustainability, environmental education, research
Web site: http://www.bowdoin.edu/sustainablebowdoin
E-mail: kpayson@bowdoin.edu
Phone: (207)725-3086
Address:
3800 College Station
Brunswick, ME   04011
Contact: Keisha Payson, Coordinator for a Sustainable Bowdoin (Sustainability Officer)


College/University
Unity College

Concentration:
 Undergraduate liberal arts, environmental education
Geographic Range: Unity, ME
Activities: American Colleges and Universities Presidential Climate Commitment, Green Campus Consortium, Governor's Carbon Challenge, NCSE/CEDD sustainability curriculum project, environmental education, research, consulting and outreach
Web site: http://www.unity.edu/EnvResources/Sustainability
E-mail: mwomersley@unity.edu
Phone: 1-800-624-1024
Address:
90 Quaker Hill Road
Unity, ME   04988
Contact: Mick Womersley, Sustainability Chair


College/University
University of Southern Maine

Concentration:
 Undergraduate, graduate education, law school
Geographic Range: Portland, ME
Activities: ACUPCC, AASHE STARS pilot partner, Green Campus Consortium, Governor's Carbon Challlenge, Clean Air-Cool Planet partner, campus sustainability, environmental research, outreach, and education, signatory of the TALLOIRES DECLARATION
Web site: http://www.usm.maine.edu/sustain/index.htm
E-mail: dgreeley@usm.maine.edu
Phone: (207)780-4141
Address:
PO Box 9300
Portland, ME   04104
Contact: Dudley Greeley, Director of the Sustainability Office


College/University
American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment

Concentration:
  
Geographic Range: USA
Activities:  
Web site: http://www.presidentsclimatecommitment.org
E-mail: acortese@secondnature.org
Phone: (617)224-1610
Address:
Second Nature, Inc., 18 Tremont Street, Suite 1120
Boston, MA   02108
Contact: Anthony D. Cortese, President


Non-Profit
The Nature Conservancy

Concentration:
 Land and water conservation
Geographic Range: Maine, U.S., International
Activities: Conservation, science, partnerships
Web site: http://www.nature.org/maine
E-mail: naturemaine@tnc.org
Phone: (207)729-5181
Address:
14 Maine Street, Suite 401
Brunswick, ME   04011
Contact: Mike Tetreault, Executive Director


Non-Profit
Maine Council of Churches

Concentration:
 Climate change, local foods, eco-justice, children and toxics
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Education
Web site: http://www.mainecouncilofchurches.org
E-mail: aburt@gwi.net
Phone: (207)772-1918
Address:
19 Pleasant Avenue
Portland, ME   04103
Contact: Anne D. "Andy" Burt, Program Director


Non-Profit
Maine Energy Investment Corporation

Concentration:
 Clean energy
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Promotion, facilitation, market transformation for clean energy
Web site: http://www.renewmaine.org/
E-mail: info@renewmaine.org
Phone: (207)729-9665
Address:
PO Box 337
Brunswick, ME   04011
Contact: Erika Morgan, Board President


Non-Profit
Maine Interfaith Power and Light

Concentration:
 Renewable power and energy conservation
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Clean energy supply promotion, advocacy
Web site: http://www.meipl.org/
E-mail: info@meipl.org
Phone: (207)721-0444
Address:
PO Box 4834
Portland, ME   04112
Contact: Harry Brown, Executive Director


Non-Profit
Sierra Club Maine Chapter

Concentration:
 Protect and conserve wildlife, address climate change, clean air and clean water
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Advocacy, community solutions to global warming, protection of the Maine woods
Web site: http://maine.sierraclub.org
E-mail: maine.chapter@sierraclub.org
Phone: (207)761-5616
Address:
44 Oak Street, Suite 301
Portland, ME   04101
Contact: Barbara Winterson, Chair


Non-Profit
Maine Center for Economic Policy

Concentration:
 Public Policy Research
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Research, publications, events
Web site: http://www.mecep.org
E-mail: jward@mecep.org
Phone: (207)622-7381
Address:
66 Winthrop Street
Augusta, ME   04330
Contact: Christopher St. John, Executive Director


Non-Profit
American Lung Association of Maine

Concentration:
 Lung Health, Air Quality, Fossil Fuel Reduction
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Advocacy, Research
Web site: http://www.mainelung.org/
E-mail: info@lungme.org
Phone: (207)624-0308, 888-241-6566 x0308
Address:
122 State Street
Augusta, ME   04330
Contact: Edward Miller, Senior Vic-President for Health Promotion and Public Policy


Non-Profit
Physicians for Social Responsibility Maine Chapter

Concentration:
 Nuclear abolition, environmental public health, climate change, violence reduction
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Partnerships, events, advocacy
Web site: http://psrmaine.org
E-mail: psr_maine@yahoo.com
Phone: (207)772-6714
Address:
PO Box 1771
Portland, ME   04014
Contact: Melissa Boyd, Executive Director


Non-Profit
Maine Audubon

Concentration:
 Wildlife conservation
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Education, conservation, advocacy
Web site: http://www.maineaudubon.org
E-mail: info@maineaudubon.org
Phone: (207)781-2330
Address:
20 Gilsland Farm Road
Falmouth, ME   04105
Contact: Kevin P. Carley, Executive Director


Non-Profit
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Concentration:
 Local climate protection and sustainability efforts
Geographic Range: International
Activities: Technical consulting, information services
Web site: http://www.iclei-usa.org/
E-mail: iclei-usa@iclei.org
Phone: (510)844-0699
Address:
436 14th Street, Suite 1520
Oakland, CA   94612
Contact: Kim Lundgren, Northeast Regional Director


Non-Profit
ENE (Environment Northeast)

Concentration:
 Greenhouse gas emissions reduction, sustainability, economic prosperity
Geographic Range: State/Provincial, Regional & Federal Policy in New England and Eastern Canada
Activities: Advocacy, policy analysis
Web site: http://www.env-ne.org
E-mail: admin@env-ne.org
Phone: (207)236-6470
Address:
PO Box 583
Rockport, ME   04856
Contact: Daniel L. Sosland, Executive Director


Non-Profit
Environment Maine

Concentration:
 Addressing global warming, promoting clean energy, preservation of open spaces, protecting waterways
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Advocacy, policy research, citizen education and engagement
Web site: http://www.environmentmaine.org/
E-mail: info@environmentmaine.org
Phone: (207)253-1965
Address:
142 High Street, Suite 421
Portland, ME   04101
Contact: Emily Figdor, Director


Non-Profit
Clean Air-Cool Planet

Concentration:
 Reducing greenhouse gas emissions
Geographic Range: Northeastern United States
Activities: Organizing network, partnerships, outreach, advocacy
Web site: http://www.cleanair-coolplanet.org/
E-mail: info@cleanair-coolplanet.org
Phone: (603)422-6464
Address:
100 Market Street, Suite 204
Portsmouth, NH   03801
Contact: Christa Koehler, Community Program Organizer


Non-Profit
Coastal Enterprises, Inc.

Concentration:
 Community Development
Geographic Range: Maine, New England and upstate New York
Activities: Promote sustainability
Web site: http://www.ceimaine.org/
E-mail: cei@ceimaine.org
Phone: (207)882-7552, 1-877-340-2649
Address:
36 Water Street, PO Box 268
Wiscasset, ME   04578
Contact: Stephen Cole, Program Director


Non-Profit
The Chewonki Foundation

Concentration:
 Environmental, Sustainability, Outdoor education
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Conferences, trips, tours, lessons, demonstrations, camps and partnerships
Web site: http://www.chewonki.org
E-mail: lauralyn@chewonki.org
Phone: (207)882-7323
Address:
485 Chewonki Neck Road
Wiscasset, ME   04578
Contact: Peter Arnold, Program Director


Non-Profit
Natural Resources Council of Maine

Concentration:
 Clean air, clean energy; Healthy waters; Woods Wildlife and Wilderness; Toxic-free Maine
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Advocacy, legislative initiatives, alliance building
Web site: http://www.nrcm.org
E-mail: nrcm@nrcm.org
Phone: (207)622-3101, 1-800-287-2345
Address:
3 Wade Street
Augusta, ME   04330
Contact: Everett “Brownie” Carson, Executive Director


Non-Profit
Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences

Concentration:
 Forest carbon offsets, climate change adaptation in rural communities, conservation planning adaptation to climate change
Geographic Range: New England
Activities: Forest carbon offsets: Guidelines for regulators and landowners; Full carbon life-cycle assessment for forest offset projects; Landowner assistance in accessing carbon markets; Community climate action plan: Helping rural, underserved, natural resouce-based communities adapt to and mitigate climate change
Web site: http://www.manometmaine.org/
E-mail: jmhagan@prexar.com
Phone: (207)721-9040
Address:
Forest Conservation Program, 14 Maine Street
Brunswick, ME   04011
Contact: Dr. John M. Hagan, Forest Conservation Director


Non-Profit
Conservation Law Foundation

Concentration:
 Environmental Advocacy
Geographic Range: Maine, New England
Activities: Legal advocacy, policy development, partnerships
Web site: http://www.clf.org/states/maine/
E-mail: smahoney@clf.org
Phone: (207)210-6439
Address:
47 Portland Street, Suite 4
Portland, ME   04101
Contact: Sean Mahoney, VP and Director of Maine's Advocacy


Non-Profit
The Climate Registry

Concentration:
 Managing greenhouse gas emissions
Geographic Range: Canada, USA, Mexico, Native American tribes
Activities: Design and implement greenhouse gas emissions measuring, reporting protocol
Web site: http://www.theclimateregistry.org/
E-mail: info@theclimateregistry.org
Phone: 1-866-523-0764
Address:
523 W. Sixth St., Suite 445
Los Angeles, CA   90014
Contact: Maine contact: David Littell (Maine DEP)


Non-Profit
Food for Maine's Future

Concentration:
 Local food promotion, advocates against genetically engineered foods
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Local food challenge, local food conference, public policy, linking food policy to climate change
Web site: http://www.foodformainesfuture.org
E-mail: rob@foodformainesfuture.org
Phone: (207)692-2571
Address:
PO Box 151
Thorndike, ME   04986
Contact: Robert Fish, Director


Non-Profit
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

Concentration:
 Local organic farming
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Education, outreach
Web site: http://www.mofga.org
E-mail: mofga@mofga.org
Phone: (207)568-4142
Address:
PO Box 170 294, Crosby Brook Road
Unity, ME   04988
Contact: Andrew Marshall, Program Director


Non-Profit
Friends of Midcoast Maine

Concentration:
 Smart Growth in Midcoast Maine
Geographic Range: Midcoast Maine from Brunswick to Bucksport
Activities: Smart Growth education, Public Engagement, Youth Engagement, Consensus Building and Community Planning
Web site: http://www.friendsmidcoast.org
E-mail: info@friendsmidcoast.org
Phone: (207)236-1077
Address:
5 Free Street
Camden, ME   04843
Contact: Jane Lafleur, Executive Director


Non-Profit
Greater Portland Council of Governments

Concentration:
 Services municipalities
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Promotion of alternative fuels, carpooling, ride matching, greenhouse gas emission reduction, sustainability forums
Web site: http://www.gpcog.org/
E-mail: info@gpcog.org
Phone: (207)774-9891, 1-800-280-RIDE
Address:
68 Marginal Way
Portland, ME   04101
Contact: Neal W. Allen, Executive Director


Non-Profit
GrowSmart Maine

Concentration:
 Smart Growth
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Resources for planning, conferences, reports, models
Web site: http://www.growsmartmaine.org
E-mail: info@growsmartmaine.org
Phone: (207)699-4330
Address:
309 Cumberland Ave., Suite 202
Portland, ME   04101
Contact: Nancy E. Smith, Executive Director


Non-Profit
Island Institute

Concentration:
 Human ecology of Maine's islands
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Member-based
Web site: http://www.islandinstitute.org
E-mail: inquiry@islandinstitute.org
Phone: (207)594-9209
Address:
386 Main Street
Rockland, ME   04841
Contact: Robert Snyder, Vice-President


Non-Profit
Maine Land Trust Network

Concentration:
 Land conservation, networking
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Central hub of information regarding Maine's land trust community
Web site: http://mltn.org
E-mail: mshore@mcht.org
Phone: (207)729-7366
Address:
Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 201
Topsham, ME   04086
Contact: Megan Shore, Coordinator


Non-Profit
U.S. Green Buildings Maine Chapter

Concentration:
 Sustainable building practices
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Energy efficiency, greenhouse gas emissions reduction, networking, promoting sustainable building
Web site: http://www.maineusgbc.org/
E-mail: pcostin@harriman.com
Phone: (207)449-1128
Address:
 
 ,      
Contact: Patrick Costin, Director


Non-Profit
Maine Partners for Cool Communities

Concentration:
 Greenhouse reduction at the municipality level
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Networking, community empowerment, tools, suggestions
Web site: http://www.coolmaine.org
E-mail: maine.chapter@sierraclub.org
Phone: (207)761-5616
Address:
 
 ,      
Contact: Glen Brand, Director of Campaign


Non-Profit
Maine Rural Partners

Concentration:
 Collaborative, integrated approaches to rural development
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Networking, rural community capacity building, developing and sharing best practices, farm energy audits, farm and community scale renewable energy development, local ownership model development, Farm Energy Partners Network, Harvesting Clean Energy Program
Web site: http://www.mainerural.org
E-mail: maryann@mainerural.org
Phone: (207)581-4521
Address:
5784 York Village #4
Orono, ME   04469
Contact: Mary Ann Hayes, Executive Director


Non-Profit
Midcoast Green Collaborative

Concentration:
 Energy conservation, alternative energy, environment, education
Geographic Range: Midcoast Maine
Activities: Sustainable energy expo (fair); Home energy audits; Energy, environmental and climate change education; Energy policy development and network building
Web site: http://www.midcoastgreencollaborative.org/
E-mail: midcoastgreencollaborative@gmail.com
Phone:  
Address:
PO Box 84
Damariscotta, ME   04543
Contact: N/A


Non-Profit
Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District

Concentration:
 Conservation and stewardship of soil, water and related natural resources
Geographic Range: Androscoggin and Sagadahoc counties
Activities: Technical assistance and educational programming
Web site: http://www.androscogginswcd.net/
E-mail: susan.gammon@me.nacdnet.net
Phone: (207)753-9400 x3
Address:
254 Goddard Road, PO Box 1938
Lewiston, ME   04241
Contact: Susan Gammon, Executive Director


Private Sector
The Governor's Carbon Challenge

Concentration:
 Greenhouse gas emission reduction
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Partnerships
Web site: http://www.maine.gov/dep/innovation/gcc/gccpart.htm
E-mail: sara.m.lippert@maine.gov
Phone:  
Address:
 
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Contact: Sara Lippert, Project Manager


Private Sector
Maine Businesses for Social Responsibility

Concentration:
 Sustainable business resource
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Events, networking, information clearinghouse
Web site: http://www.mebsr.org
E-mail:  
Phone: (207)622-7566
Address:
PO Box 157
Belfast, ME   04915
Contact: Andy Spaulding, President


Private Sector
Efficiency Maine Renewable Energy

Concentration:
 Increase Maine's energy efficiency and use of clean renewable energy
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Incentives, information, education, training, renewable resource availability
Web site: http://www.efficiencymaine.com
E-mail: efficiencymaine@maine.gov
Phone: (207)287-3831
Address:
Maine Public Utilities Commission, 18 State House Station
Augusta, ME   04333
Contact: Denis Bergeron, Energy Division Director


Private Sector
Efficiency Maine Business Program

Concentration:
 Energy efficiency
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Incentives, information, education, training, renewable resources
Web site: http://www.efficiencymaine.com
E-mail: efficiencymaine@maine.gov
Phone: (207)287-3831, 1-866-376-2463
Address:
Public Utilities Commission, 18 State House Station
Augusta, ME   04333
Contact: David Kyle, Program Manager


Private Sector
Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech)

Concentration:
 Business development
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Forums and networking
Web site: http://www.e2tech.org
E-mail: director@e2tech.org
Phone: (207)767-5283
Address:
PO Box 2253
So. Portland, ME   04116
Contact: Samuel C. Townsend, Executive Director


Public Sector
Climate Action Plan for Maine

Concentration:
 Greenhouse gas emission reduction
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: 54 different actions in four principal areas: energy and solid waste; buildings, facilities and manufacturing; transportation and land use; forestry and agriculture
Web site: http://www.maine.gov/dep/air/greenhouse/
E-mail: gary.westerman@maine.gov
Phone: (207)287-7831
Address:
Maine Department of Environmental Protection, 17 State House Station
Augusta, ME   04333
Contact: Gary Westerman, Climate Change Program Manager


Public Sector
Office of Energy Independence and Security

Concentration:
  
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities:  
Web site: http://maine.gov/governor/baldacci/cabinet/energy_independence.html
E-mail: john.kerry@maine.gov
Phone: (207)287-3292
Address:
22 State House Station
Augusta, ME   04333
Contact: John Kerry, Office of Energy Independence and Security Director


Public Sector
Federal Energy Regulation Commission

Concentration:
 Energy
Geographic Range: National
Activities: Regulate the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil and electricity. FERC also regulates natural gas, hydropower and tidal energy projects
Web site: http://www.ferc.gov/
E-mail: customer@ferc.gov
Phone: (202)502-6088
Address:
888 First Street, NE
Washington, DC   20426
Contact:  


Public Sector
Maine Department of Transportation

Concentration:
 Transportation
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Licensing, permitting, planning
Web site: http://www.maine.gov/mdot/
E-mail: explore-info@exploremaine.org
Phone: (207)624-3000
Address:
16 State House Station
Augusta, ME   04333
Contact: David A. Cole, DOT Commissioner


Public Sector
Department of Conservation

Concentration:
 Natural resource management and protection
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Geological Survey, Land Use Regulation Commission, Maine Forest Service, Bureau of Parks and Lands
Web site: http://www.maine.gov/doc
E-mail:  
Phone: (207)287-2211
Address:
22 State House Station
Augusta, ME   04333
Contact: Patrick K. McGowan, Commissioner


Public Sector
MaineHousing: Maine State Housing Authority

Concentration:
 Affordable safe housing
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Weatherization, grants, tax rebates
Web site: http://www.mainehousing.org/
E-mail: lvanhook@mainehousing.org
Phone: (207)626-4600
Address:
353 Water Street
Augusta, ME   04333
Contact: Lucy Van Hook, Green Program Coordinator


Public Sector
Maine PowerOptions

Concentration:
 Energy education and purchasing consortium
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Assisting members in making wise power purchases, education related to energy use, including conservation, renewables, and retail and wholesale market structure
Web site: http://www.mainepoweroptions.org
E-mail: info@mainepoweroptions.org
Phone: (207)621-0744, 1-877-852-3332
Address:
3 University Drive, PO Box 2268
Augusta, ME   04338
Contact: Robert O. Lenna, Executive Director


Public Sector
Maine Public Utilities Commission

Concentration:
 Regulates Maine utilities (electric, gas, water, and telecommunications)
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Efficiency Maine, Carbon Free Homes, Voluntary Renewable Resources Fund, Dig Safe, Enhanced 911
Web site: http://www.maine.gov/mpuc/
E-mail:  
Phone: 1-800-452-4699
Address:
242 State Street, 18 State House Station
Augusta, ME   04333
Contact: Dennis Bergeron, Program Director


Public Sector
Clean Government Initiative

Concentration:
 Reducing pollution and emissions by the State of Maine government
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Hybrid cars, LEED buildings, renewable energy
Web site: http://www.maine.gov/cleangovt/
E-mail:  
Phone:  
Address:
 
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Contact: State agencies have their own contacts, see website


Public Sector
New England Governors' Conference, Inc.

Concentration:
 Cross-cutting regional issues
Geographic Range: New England
Activities:  
Web site: http://www.negc.org
E-mail: info@negc.org
Phone: (617)423-6900
Address:
6 Summer Street
Boston, MA   02110
Contact: John Shea, Program Director


Public Sector
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)

Concentration:
 Greenhouse gas emissions
Geographic Range: Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, Eastern Provinces
Activities: Cap-and-trade program
Web site: http://www.rggi.org/
E-mail:  
Phone: (207)287-7044
Address:
 
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Contact: James Brooks, DEP - Maine contact


Public Sector
New England Governors/Eastern Canadian Premiers

Concentration:
 Cross-cutting regional issues
Geographic Range: New England and Eastern Provinces
Activities:  
Web site: http://www.negc.org/premiers.html
E-mail: negc@tiac.net
Phone:  
Address:
 
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Contact: Charles C. Tretter, Executive Director


Public Sector
Maine State Planning Office

Concentration:
  
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Advises the governor on developing and implementing policy, assists the legislature with information and analyses, and provides local and regional financial and technical assistance
Web site: http://www.maine.gov/spo/
E-mail: martha.freeman@maine.gov
Phone: (207)287-6077, 1-800-662-4545
Address:
38 State House Station
Augusta, ME   04333
Contact: Martha Freeman, Director


Public Sector
Energy Resources Council

Concentration:
 Energy policy
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities:  
Web site: http://www.maineenergyinfo.com
E-mail: john.kerry@maine.gov
Phone:  
Address:
 
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Contact: John Kerry, Director


Public Sector
Department of Environmental Protection

Concentration:
 Bureaus of Air Quality, Water Quality, Remediation and Waste Management
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Regulation, education, monitoring and assessment
Web site: http://www.maine.gov/dep/
E-mail: suzanne.watson@maine.gov
Phone: (207)287-7688
Address:
17 State House Station
Augusta, ME   04333
Contact: Suzanne Watson, DEP Office of Innovation Director


Public Sector
NESCAUM - Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management

Concentration:
 Air quality, climate and energy, mobile sources, policy
Geographic Range: New England, New York, New Jersey
Activities: Climate registry, emissions/pollutants analysis
Web site: http://www.nescaum.org/
E-mail: amarin@nescaum.org
Phone: (617)259-2000
Address:
101 Merrimac Street, 10th Floor
Boston, MA   02114
Contact: Arthur S. Marin, Executive Director


Research Entity
Climate Change Institute

Concentration:
 Physical and chemical climate change and relationship to humans and ecosystems
Geographic Range: Global to local
Activities: Natural climate variability, abrupt climate change, human influence on climate, effects of climate on humans and ecosystems, sea level change
Web site: http://www.climatechange.umaine.edu/
E-mail: climatechange@maine.edu
Phone: (207)581-2190
Address:
133 Sawyer Environmental Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME   04469
Contact: Paul Mayewski, Director


Research Entity
Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Concentration:
 Marine ecosystems and fisheries, education, community engagement
Geographic Range: Gulf of Maine bioregion
Activities: Fisheries research, K-12 aquatic science education, community outreach, stakeholder facilitation, technical support
Web site: http://www.gmri.org
E-mail:  
Phone: (207)772-2321
Address:
350 Commercial Street
Portland, ME   04101
Contact: John Annala, Chief Scientific Officer


Research Entity
Maine Geological Survey

Concentration:
 Researching and reporting on geology and geological processes in Maine
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Historical shoreline change, erosion hazard projection, landslide risk analysis, sea level inundation mapping, mitigation and adaptation for climate change along the coast; water resource investigations
Web site: http://www.maine.gov/doc/nrimc/mgs/mgs.htm
E-mail: mgs@maine.gov
Phone: (207)287-2801
Address:
22 State House Station
Augusta, ME   04333
Contact: Stephen M. Dickson, State Marine Geologist


Research Entity
Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center

Concentration:
 Policy
Geographic Range: Maine, New England
Activities: Policy analysis and research, publications, education
Web site: http://www.umaine.edu/mcsc
E-mail: mcsc@umit.maine.edu
Phone: (207)581-1648
Address:
5784 York Complex #4, University of Maine
Orono, ME   04469
Contact: Glen Beamer, Director


Research Entity
Muskie School of Public Service

Concentration:
 Policy
Geographic Range: Maine, New England
Activities: Research, policy analysis, sponsored events/forums
Web site: http://muskie.usm.maine.edu/
E-mail: muskieweb@usm.maine.edu
Phone: (207)780-4430
Address:
PO Box 9300, University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME   04104
Contact: Samuel Merrill, New England Environmental Finance Center Director


Research Entity
USGS Water Science Center

Concentration:
 Freshwater resources
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: River, groundwater, and water quality monitoring, hydrologic studies on water resource issues
Web site: http://me.water.usgs.gov/
E-mail:  
Phone: (207)622-8201
Address:
196 Whitten Road
Augusta, ME   04330
Contact: Robert M. Lent, Science Center Director


Research Entity
USDA-ARS New England Plant, Soil and Water Laboratory

Concentration:
 Agricultural Systems
Geographic Range: Regional to national
Activities: Agricultural and environmental research
Web site: http://www.ars.usda.gov/
E-mail: tim.griffin@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (207)581-3363
Address:
Portage Road, University of Maine
Orono, ME   04469
Contact: Tim Griffin, Program Director


Research Entity
Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Environmental & Watershed Research

Concentration:
 Water resources
Geographic Range: Maine
Activities: Environmental research, education, outreach
Web site: http://www.umaine.edu/waterresearch
E-mail: umgmc@maine.edu
Phone: (207)581-3244
Address:
5710 Smith Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME   04469
Contact: David Hart, Director



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