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Saco River Corridor Commission

Upcoming Meetings

Commission Meetings

The Commission has returned to in-person meetings. Meetings are open to the public.

November 2022 

Deadline to file an Application: Wednesday, November 2nd

Rules Committee Meeting: Wednesday, November 9th at 7 PM – 81 Maple Street Cornish, Maine 04020

Commission Meeting: Monday, November 21st at 7 PM – Porter Town Hall – 71 Main Street, Porter, Maine 04068

CLICK HERE to view the meeting agenda and materials.

Proposed Rulemaking for the Schedule of Fees, Chapter 103, 104-A, and 107 of the Commission’s Performance Standards: 

View Proposed Rulemaking Documents and public comments HERE. Public Comment will be accepted until November 5th.


*Please note the Commission does not meet in December and the permitting process resumes in January 2023.*

January 2023

Deadline to file an Application: Wednesday, January, 4th

Rules Committee Meeting: Wednesday, January 11th at 7 PM; 81 Maple Street Cornish, Maine 04020

Commission Meeting: Wednesday, January 25th at 7 PM –  Location TBD

February 2023

Deadline to file an Application: Wednesday, February, 1st

Rules Committee Meeting: Wednesday, February 8th at 7 PM; 81 Maple Street Cornish, Maine 04020

Commission Meeting: Wednesday, February 22nd at 7 PM –  Location TBD


Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC: Bar Mills Decommissioning Project website: 

Click here to visit website for further information.

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Saco River Corridor Commission

The Saco River Corridor Commission is committed to protecting public health and safety and the quality of life for the state of Maine. The commission regulates land and water uses, protects and conserves the region’s unique and exceptional natural resources, and prevents the detrimental impacts of incompatible development.
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Protecting Maine’s Water

The Saco River Corridor: Protecting Maine’s Water is a half-hour video produced by Saco River Community Television with a grant from the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund.

It features information on the commission’s water quality monitoring program and explains the tremendous importance of safeguarding the corridor’s water.

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latest news

Watch MPBN’s special report, Return of a River, featuring the successful efforts to renew the Saco River estuary.

Read a Portland Press Herald article on the Saco River Corridor Commission’s essential contribution to water quality.

Saco River Corridor Commission’s 2020 Water Quality Analysis

Prepared by: FB Environmental Associates for the Saco River Corridor Commission
Support provided by the Maine Outdoor Heritage Foundation

SRCC Presentation to the Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) 2021

Prepared by:
Dalyn Houser, SRCC Executive Director