By Kate Cough
February 25, 2024
..............The Merchant Marine Act of 1920, better known as the Jones Act, requires goods shipped between U.S. ports to be transported on vessels that have been built in American shipyards, are registered in the U.S. and are crewed and owned by U.S. citizens.
Customs and Border Protection, which enforces the law, has said it applies to any device installed on the seafloor up to 200 nautical miles…Continue
Posted on February 25, 2024 at 12:17pm
February 25, 2024
..............We can characterize the abundance of golden eagles in Maine as rare year-round. Perhaps the best time of year see one is in March in the western mountains, when the Labrador and Newfoundland breeders are migrating back to their nesting grounds.
Fall migrants are more common in the western mountains as well, beginning in late September, peaking in late October to November, trailing off in…Continue
Posted on February 25, 2024 at 10:25am
By Seamus Othot
February 21, 2024
Maine’s Committee on Energy Utilities and Technology (EUT) held a public hearing on Tuesday on a bill which could strike another blow against the controversial Aroostook Renewable Energy Gateway.
[RELATED: The Heavily Criticized “Aroostook Renewable Gateway” Suffers Another Setback…]
“The opposition of this transmission line was not specific to any political party. It is a bipartisan issue,…Continue
Posted on February 22, 2024 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments
By Marleigha Clipston
Published: Feb. 21, 2024 at 8:33 PM EST
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - The Alliance for Sears Island and their allies gathered in Belfast today to stand against the decision to build an offshore wind port at Sears Island
Governor Mills announced the location Tuesday.
The Alliance believes the state should have offshore wind power, but the port should be at a different location
They say Mack Point would be a better site and just as many…Continue
Posted on February 22, 2024 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments