As Columbia Falls considers whether to pause the patriotic theme park, the Worcester family announces it is returning money to donors.
Couple hoping to mine lithium deposit in Newry urge lawmakers to “clarify” state mining laws
The couple requests lawmakers ‘restore’ a state law so the deposit would be regulated under quarrying regulations, which are much less stringent.
Maine’s dam fights drag on and solar hits grid capacity problem
The fight will drag on for a few more months thanks to a backlog in the court system.
The sea is rising, and so is the angst for coastal homeowners
Protection is needed against the wind and waves, but do sea walls and natural solutions really work?
Canadian mining exploration company looks for metals in the midcoast
The meetings in Union and Warren come as state lawmakers consider changing Maine’s strict mining laws.
Wolfden says it has made substantial changes to mining plan, but advocates are skeptical
The Canadian company strives to address concerns about the preservation of water quality in its proposed operations.
A look at the bills to amend mineral mining laws in this year’s Legislature
Lawmakers have proposed 10 bills in the 131st Legislature on the subject.
As development pressure spreads, small towns struggle to plan for the future
Rural towns are being tasked with weighing plans for substantial development, but are unprepared to properly plan for the growth.
$100 million Portland Museum of Art expansion to be built from mass timber
Mass timber offers an attractive alternative for developers of large buildings thanks to its eco-friendliness.
Newry couple that discovered $1.5 billion lithium deposit is fighting in court to mine it
The couple is appealing a DEP decision so they can mine the sought-after material that is used in batteries and cell phones
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