Emergency Conservation payments in Maine totaled $3.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Maine Receiving Emergency Conservation payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Emergency Conservation
Pct of
1Aroostook County, Maine$1,818,86051.2%51.2%
2Waldo County, Maine$293,2448.3%59.4%
3Oxford County, Maine$290,4038.2%67.6%
4Penobscot County, Maine$221,8246.2%73.8%
5Franklin County, Maine$178,4055.0%78.9%
6York County, Maine$159,2464.5%83.3%
7Kennebec County, Maine$144,2284.1%87.4%
8Somerset County, Maine$141,2544.0%91.4%
9Androscoggin County, Maine$121,9433.4%94.8%
10Cumberland County, Maine$67,7271.9%96.7%
11Hancock County, Maine$31,5420.9%97.6%
12Piscataquis County, Maine$25,5920.7%98.3%
13Lincoln County, Maine$20,9380.6%98.9%
14Knox County, Maine$14,3120.4%99.3%
15Sagadahoc County, Maine$12,9140.4%99.7%
16Washington County, Maine$11,9550.3%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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