The industry applauds the change, but more than 500 scientists voice concerns to world leaders over its long-term impacts on regulating carbon emissions.
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.
Declining water levels coupled with no rain in sight leaves Maine farmers especially vulnerable with fall harvest in swing.
Officials are also worried about how a lack of rainfall is impacting farms in the state — especially in Aroostook and Washington counties.
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