Municipalities lose hundreds of thousands whether they fight the retailers or not, and a slow-moving state appeals board doesn’t help.
A 48-acre expansion of the Crossroads Landfill will proceed after the Conservation Law Foundation loses an appeal to halt or alter the project.
A report urges developers to build dual-use projects with elevated panels that permit farming and grazing beneath. Critics say the approach is not yet affordable.
The Freemans say they will extract spodumene responsibly. They hope to allay local concerns, and keep the TV reporters at bay.
Friends of Sears Island wants the state to consider Mack Point, which is already industrialized, for a wind energy assembly and fabrication facility.
Fifteen years into what has been hailed as one of the nation’s best e-waste recycling programs, many questions remain.
Residents in nearby Patten appear divided over the Pickett Mountain proposal. Wolfden Resources CEO Ron Little says the project should get ‘the full shot it deserves.’
The find, one of the richest on Earth, could test Maine’s 2017 metallic mining laws, considered the strictest in the nation.
Out of nearly 500 municipalities surveyed by the state last year, fewer than 150 reported back.
Bits of plastic from the December 2020 accident are still surfacing, a Friends of Sears Island official says.
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