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Greater Portland and Lakes Region.

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GPCOG Partner Spoiler Alert supports USDA Secretary Perdue’s commitment to prioritizing food waste solutions

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has invited 2 members of Congress, including Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, and 11 representatives from industry, nonprofit, and academia to discuss innovative solutions that address the United States’ $218 billion food waste problem.

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Free Renewable Energy Workshop for Maine Agriculture Producers and Rural Small Businesses

The Greater Portland Council of Governments, funded by USDA Rural Development, and the Sunrise County Economic Council are hosting a free renewable energy workshop in Machias on May 11 for Maine agriculture producers and rural small businesses. 

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Addressing Opiate Misuse

GPCOG is actively convening experts throughout public health, law enforcement, drug prevention, and school districts to examine strategies for reducing substance abuse disorder rates in our region. Discover more resources and download our Opiate Misuse Tool Kit for cities and towns.

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South Portland West End Neighborhood Master Plan

“I just want to congratulate our Councilors, Committee Members, and the GPCOG team on the adoption of the West End Neighborhood zoning amendments. This planning process was a model of efficiency and expeditiousness. Thank you all for your good work.”

Tex Haeuser, Planning Development Director
City of South Portland

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