Driving seemed inescapable until it wasn’t

Driving seemed inescapable until it wasn’t

Editor’s Note: The Maine Climate Council is in the process of refining draft strategies into a Climate Action Plan due to the Legislature on Dec. 1. Throughout the fall, Sea Change columns are covering related topics – in this case, how Maine can lower vehicular...
State OKs doubling pollution at Old Town pulp mill

State OKs doubling pollution at Old Town pulp mill

The pulp mill in Old Town that has been propped up with millions in federal and state aid has tentatively won its battle to double its allowed pollution rather than fix or replace its aging boiler. The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced on...