Maine’s climate plan must address the growing number of people moving here in the wake of catastrophes elsewhere.
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.
Maine’s climate plan will need to address marked disparities in storm preparedness within the state, and better support the communities that are most vulnerable and least prepared.
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.
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.
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