MAINE WATER NETWORK ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF WATER ISSUES SURVEY OF STATE POLITICAL CANDIDATES

Maine Water Network

Save Our Water * Food & Water Watch Fund

POWWR    * Defending Water for Life

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

October 21, 2010 Contact: Nisha Swinton, 202-683- 4923

MAINE WATER NETWORK ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF WATER ISSUES

SURVEY OF STATE POLITICAL CANDIDATES

Portland–The results of the Maine Water Network’s Groundwater Survey, sent to the state’s gubernatorial candidates and candidates for state legislative offices, are in. The Maine Water Network is a coalition of four organizations: Food & Water Watch Fund, Defending Water for Life in Maine, Save our Water, and Protecting Our Water and Wildlife Resources (POWWR).

The survey results show that the majority of the respondents are in favor of legislation to safeguard and further protect Maine’s freshwater resources,” said Nisha Swinton, Maine organizer for Food & Water Watch Fund. “To our knowledge, this effort represents the first survey of candidates for state office on groundwater issues.” Continue reading