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.
Maine could get a large economic boost and provide critically needed housing by manufacturing compact, highly efficient homes.
Officials are also worried about how a lack of rainfall is impacting farms in the state — especially in Aroostook and Washington counties.
Maine is looking to successful financing models in other states as it seeks ways to fund a statewide energy overhaul and climate adaptation measures.
Maine requires federal climate leadership and support for its emerging Climate Action Plan. With election day nearing, only one major presidential candidate has shared his strategy for how to address global warming.
A new book by a noted insect researcher outlines how a collective effort among property owners could help restore ecological health
As weather patterns in the Northeast change, expect a growing dichotomy between soil-damaging rain events and more regular drought conditions.
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.
Maine should take the lead in protecting citizens from tear gas at public demonstrations.
The weakening of federal air quality standards over the past four years and the increased health risk that comes with COVID-19 are direct threats to Mainers with breathing problems.
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