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D. C. Water to Congress: Tap Water at the Inauguration, Please

The Washington Post Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 08/23/201 By Mike DeBonis Clean, refreshing tap water! (Sushanta Das – AP)The city’s water and sewer utility is wading into a minor controversy, urging inaugural planners to reconsider the decision to serve out-of-state bottled water at official events in January.Earlier this month, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) […]

ACTION ALERT: TELL PUC NO DEALS WITH NESTLÉ IN FRYEBURG

We’ve just learned that the private Fryeburg Water Company wants to seal a deal with Nestlé/Poland Spring to guarantee that Nestlé buys at least 75 million gallons of spring water per year for the next 25 years with the option to extend for up to four additional five-year terms – a total of 45 […]

Feds Fund Effort To Cool Northwest Waters With Credit Trading

In the not so distant future, farmers and private landowners in the Pacific Northwest could be paid to plant trees to generate shade in watersheds that fail to meet cold water standards for salmon.

Two conservation groups, The Freshwater Trust and The Willamette Partnership, have worked with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to develop […]

E/W Corridor proponent Doug Thomas asks LePage to slow down feasibility study

Don’t be fooled, they are trying to sweep it under the rug before the November elections.

East-west highway proponent asks LePage to slow down feasibility study

by Christopher Cousins, BDN | August 13, 2012

Link to Original Article

AUGUSTA, Maine — Concern about whether the construction of an east-west highway through rural central Maine would […]

Eastern Region Informational Meeting this Sunday!

This Sunday!

August 12th at 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Stop The East-West Corridor Coalition

Will hold an Eastern Region Informational Meeting

at the Penobscot Nation Community Building Gymnasium

12 Wabanaki Way, Indian Island

 

The public is invited to attend. Information will be provided about the […]

Stop the East-West Corridor Coalition members in the New York Times!

New York Times, August 4, 2012 | By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE

Link to article

Plan to Speed Travel With Toll Road in Maine Hits a Nerve

Chris Becker for The New York Times

Ross Ludders of Charleston, Me., rotating dairy cows into a new grazing area at Clovercrest farm.

CHARLESTON, Me. — Central Maine […]

E/W Corridor Part 3: Chris Buchanan interview with Regis Tremblay about the East-West Corridor

http://youtu.be/u1uQ7CQcYiQ

Regis Tremblay writes:

Part 3 in my series about the proposed East-West Highway is an extensive interview I conducted with Chris Buchanan. Chris is the organizer of a coalition to oppose the East-West Highway, more aptly called a “corridor,” as you will discover in this interview.

Chris explains the real motives and corporate incentives […]

Study finds Pacific coastal water is caffeinated

Study finds Pacific coastal water is caffeinated

This coffee addiction of ours might be getting out of hand.

A study out of Portland State University found that water just off the coast of Oregon is slightly caffeinated — even though that’s not its natural state. Scientists think the water is contaminated with caffeine because of […]