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We all know that plastic straws and bags are existential threats to mankind. But did you know that they now have competition from balloons? "An Act Regarding the Sale and Release or Abandonment of Balloons" has been introduced in the Maine legislature. Along with recent bills such as defining the type of chickadee that should be our state bird and replacing the current…Continue
Posted on March 13, 2019 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments
A ruthless direct hit on Maine's poor and middle class via unnecessarily high electricity rates by banning desperately needed new natural gas pipelines. Mammoth new natural gas reserves in nearby states go untapped by Mainers because of Massachusetts' blockade at the same time they "demand" we allow our mountains, ridges and hilltops be grossly despoiled by wind and transmission blight so they can power their McMansions with feelgood electricity while stuffing money into politicians'…Continue
Posted on February 14, 2018 at 12:30am — 1 Comment
"You look at these horrible wind mills that are destroying every environment; they're destroying areas, they're destroying neighborhoods; they're killing all the birds; the windmills are the worst of all. And we're backing all of this garbage that doesn't work and it's really destructive.
Posted on November 17, 2016 at 11:48am — 6 Comments
President-elect Trump has said he is not a fan of energy generated from wind and solar power. That’s of high concern for Maine’s environmental groups. Dylan Voorhees, a scientist for the Natural Resources Council of Maine, worries Trump might unravel progress made by the Obama administration on the Environmental Protection Agency’s clean air and power plans, particularly a rule that’s under development to reduce mercury and other emissions that pollute the air.
“We’re still reeling…Continue
Posted on November 17, 2016 at 11:47am — 11 Comments