Maine Local Water Pollution Control Facilities and Uncontrolled Hazardous Substance Sites, Question 2 (1994)

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The Maine Local Water Pollution Control Facilities and Uncontrolled Hazardous Substance Sites Bond Issue, also known as Question 2, was on the November 8, 1994 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved.[1] The measure issued $9 million in bonds which were appropriated in the amounts of $4 million for local water pollution control facilities, $1 million the Small Community Program and $4 million the investigation, abatement and mitigation of threats to the public health and environment from uncontrolled hazardous substances sites or other hazardous waste discharges. The money appropriated for local water pollution control facilities construction provided the state match for $20 million in federal funds. The estimated interest on these bonds at 4.8 percent for 5 years was $1,296,000.[2]

Election results

Maine Question 2 (1994)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 248,660 51.30%
No236,08848.70%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

Question 2: Bond Issue

"Do you favor a $9,000,000 bond issue for the following purposes: (1) Four million dollars for construction of local water pollution control facilities, providing the state match for $20,000,000 in federal funds; (2) $1,000,000 for the Small Community Program; and (3) Four million dollars to provide for the investigation, abatement and mitigation of threats to the public health and environment from uncontrolled hazardous substances sites or other hazardous waste discharges?" [3]

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