Town of Starks

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County: Somerset

NECEC in Starks (in miles): 6.00

Estimated New Tax Revenue* (Year 1) for Starks: $370,495

Additional Benefits to the Region:

  • 3,500 JOBS AT PEAK CONSTRUCTION

  • 265,000 METRIC TONS REDUCED CO2 EMISSIONS

  • ENHANCED BROADBAND OPPORTUNITIES IN WESTERN MAINE

  • ENHANCED RECREATIONAL ACCESS

*Property tax estimates were prepared by the Maine Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Southern Maine in consultation with CMP. These estimates were based on preliminary engineering design in 2017 and are subject to change as the design is finalized.

"Their proposed New England Clean Energy Connect, which would go through Starks is a very solid proposal - in that it follows along an existing transmission corridor and the company is doing everything it can to avoid scenic areas and minimize environmental impacts."

-Board of Selectmen, Town of Starks

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