Both Senators want to decorate our mountains and coast with wind installations and transmission - but somehow the article missed this part. How can you be committed to outdoor recreation and support these hideous contraptions? Answer: You can't.
From Maine’s lengthy coastline to its vast forest — and everywhere in between — the outdoor recreational economy is a major driver that injects $8.2 billion in spending to the state each year, according to a report released by the Outdoor Industry Association on Wednesday.
In addition, that outdoor economy, which includes everything from hunting and fishing to wildlife watching, motorcycling, skiing, and hiking, generates 76,000 jobs in the state, according to the report.....................
.............Boian said Maine’s senators, Susan Collins and Angus King, have shown a commitment to the state’s outdoor recreation economy, and recognize its potential.
“Those of us who are fortunate enough to call Maine home know the importance of outdoor recreation to our economy. Maine’s natural beauty, coupled with the many recreational opportunities our state offers across all four seasons, encourages Mainers to spend time outside and draws millions of visitors each year,” Collins said in the OIA release..............
Outdoor recreation credited with $8.2 billion annual impact on Maine’s economy
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