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Study Confirms BPA Damages Reproductive Systems

September 26, 2012 Northwest Public Radio

RICHLAND, Wash. – Research in the Northwest is finding new evidence that a chemical used to harden plastics can damage female reproductive systems.

Researchers exposed pregnant monkeys to daily doses of bisphenol-A, also known as BPA. The chemical is found in plastics like water bottles and on cash register […]

E/W Alert! Drug Forfeiture May Lead to Seizure of Township 37

In 2009, there was a huge pot bust in Washington County. Then just last week, federal prosecutors in Maine said that they may seize most of Township 37. There is additional land in surrounding townships that may also be seized, pending the outcome of this case.

About 5 miles of this land goes along the […]

Paper Industry mostly wants Rail Connection

Mill executives say Maine paper industry viable, but there are challenges

By Andrew Neff | September 26, 2012

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Andrew Neff | BDN Maine paper mill executives (left to right) Keith Van Scotter, CEO of Lincoln Paper and Tissue; Bill Cohen, director of communications at Verso Mill in Bucksport; and George […]

Anacortes UGA Expansion Heads to County Planning

A group in opposition to the proposed Tethys plant gathered in front of the Municipal Building on 6th Street in Anacortes Monday evening. Frank Varga / Skagit Valley Herald Posted: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Skagit Valley Herald

1:30 am | Updated: 11:23 am, Tue Sep 25, 2012.By Mark Stayton

ANACORTES — Despite voices of […]

Paint the Town Blue on Sept. 24, 2012

Save Our Skagit River contact is Judy Booth, judy.booth28@gmail.com, 360-610-3279. PLEASE ATTEND THE ANACORTES CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MONDAY, SEPT. 24 On Monday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m., 904 6th St., the Anacortes City Council will vote upon the following: A resolution as to whether or not to support the modification of the urban growth area […]

First Our Homes, Now Our Water?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2012 3:46 PM

CONTACT: Food & Water Watch

Kate Fried, Food & Water Watch, (202) 683-2500, kfried(at)fwwatch(dot)org.

Food & Water Watch Analysis Reveals Wall Street’s Hold on Municipal Water Systems

WASHINGTON – August 22 – Following its disastrous foray into the housing market, Wall Street’s latest earnings scheme is […]

Mi’kmaq to Obstruct Traffic to Fight Oil and Gas Exploration at Lake Ainslie

First Nations call for a complete halt to drilling in Cape Breton SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 | by BEN SICHEL, MOIRA PETERS

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Ginny Marshall says that although oil and gas exploration in Cape Breton would benefit her economically, the risk of freshwater contamination is too great.PHOTO: BEN SICHEL

AULD’S COVE, NS—Mi’kmaq people […]

Peter Vigue takes east-west highway gospel to forest resources group

By Dawn Gagnon, BDN Staff | Sept. 13, 2012, at 11:44 p.m

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BANGOR, Maine — Given its location, if Maine is to prosper in the evolving global economy, it must take advantage of every potential opportunity that it can.

And when it comes to competing, the state needs to […]

Darryl Brown now with Cianbro as Program Manager for East-West Corridor

Official offers details on East-West Highway plan to chamber

Barry Matulaitis, Sun Media Wire | Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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JAY — “I can tell you in all honesty that I’ve never been as excited about a role as I am about this one,” said Darryl Brown, Program Manager for the East-West […]

Drinking Water in Several Oregon Schools Found To Be Contaminated with Multiple Pesticides

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–September 10, 2012. Traces of pesticides in drinking water were found in eleven rural elementary schools in Oregon, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) study released on August 30. The study shows a disturbing variety of pesticides that when combined could have dramatic impacts on the health of the children that consume […]