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9/14/2009
Kennebunkport Marina Recognized as Town's First Clean Marina
In a brief ceremony at the facility Kennebunkport Marina was recognized as that town's first designated Clean Marina by the Maine Clean Boatyards & Marinas Program. The purpose of the program is to curb coastal pollution resulting from stormwater runoff, boat maintenance, fueling activities, waste storage and disposal and sewage. In her comments to the audience which included marina staff and town representatives Program Manager Susan Swanton of the Maine Marine Trades Association commended the owners and staff for their commitment to a clean environment. 'We are awarding this designation to Kennebunkport Marina at the Gold level - meaning that they have scored 100% in all five of the Program's areas of concern. This is a tremendous accomplishment and proof that everyone here cares a great deal about our natural resources.' said Swanton.
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Susan Swanton
Executive Director
Maine Marine Trade Association
207-773-8725
swanton@mainemarinetrades.com
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