As Nor’easter season commences, scientists warn an increase in sea level of 1.5 to 1.6 feet by 2050 would result in the loss of 40 percent of Maine’s beaches.
In a week that saw a key permit awarded to the New England Clean Energy Connect project, environmental groups and citizen activists have again ramped up opposition efforts.
The haul includes 14 first-place awards, including nine in the weekly writing division. Monitor staffers Samantha Hogan and Meg Robbins were among the night’s big winners.
This year’s potato harvest was met with an unrelenting drought that diminished crops and tied up water resources for Aroostook County farmers.
The New England Fisheries Management Council will vote Sept. 30 on changing its requirements for groundfish monitoring, which helps inform scientists about the health of fish stocks and determine quotas for different species caught each year.
Declining water levels coupled with no rain in sight leaves Maine farmers especially vulnerable with fall harvest in swing.
CMP, Avangrid spent dark money to drum up support for controversial power corridor on top of record-breaking $11.3M public campaign
A lawyer for the dark money conduit, Mainers for Clean Energy Jobs, said the financial ties between it and the utility would have been disclosed by Sept. 7 under new ethics guidelines. But now that the referendum is off the ballot, the extent of those connections will go unreported.
Officials are also worried about how a lack of rainfall is impacting farms in the state — especially in Aroostook and Washington counties.
6,000 Maine solar projects remain in limbo due to uncertainty over federal decision on net metering petition
More than 57,000 organizations and individuals formally opposed a recently filed petition that would remove Maine’s ability to set solar credit standards and shift control to the federal government. The change would impact thousands of Mainers who have already committed to solar projects.
At Lewiston-Auburn Black Lives Matter protest, demonstrators, police engage in standoff over taking a knee
At one of several Black Lives Matter protests this week, Mainers shared personal experiences with racism and prejudice alongside visions of hope and change.
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