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Amid Drought, Water Wars Pick Up on Border

A view of the Red River looking east, north of Bonham, Texas. Texas is to the right, and Oklahoma is on the left. The border between the two states runs along the south (right) bank of the river.

Jan. 16, 2013

The Texas Tribune

By Audrey White

As Texas’ drought wears into its […]

Foreign Company Now Owns Six Major US Tolls Roads

Truckers Report

View Original Article.

In a short-sighted attempt to fill holes in their budgets, some states have been selling the control over their toll roads to private foreign investors. The most famous case is the Indiana Toll road 75-year lease that started back in 2006. During the first five years of control, the company […]

Pros and cons of east-west highway debated

The Quoddy Tides | January 25, 2013 | Edward French

Link to original article.

Although limited by time constraints in asking questions about the east-west highway project, the nearly 40 people who attended the forum in Eastport pressed the project developer on issues ranging from how the project would benefit Maine, why rail isn’t being […]

Audiolog East-West Corridor Presentations, January 18, Eastport & Calais

Audiolog

East-West Corridor Presentation

January 18, 2013

Darryl Brown, EWC Program Manager, Cianbro

 

Eastport, Maine, Shead HS, 2:45–4:00

(File 1)

1:40–3:40 — Brown’s background: owns Eastport property, recent posts w/ Maine Land Development, 2 yrs. DEP Commissioner.

3:90–5:00 — Transparent as they can be at this point. Project of state significance; not trying to […]

Dividing the State: Proposed East-West Corridor Affects Washington County

Link to Original Articleby Hillary Savage | Machias Valley News Observer | January 19, 2013 A highway bisecting Maine, running from Canada in the East, to Canada in the West has brought much concern from the people of Maine. Ranging from environmental concerns, economic and business, to quality of life and property rights, the […]

Rally of Unity Video by Regis Tremblay

Rally of Unity Video by Regis Tremblay

STEWC participated in the Rally of Unity on January 8th at the State House in Augusta. For more coverage please visit this post.

New Route Information ~ Charleston

 

Update 1-13-13: After learning of the Corridor routing through Charleston in late December (see 12-27-13) Charleston residents informed the town selectmen of Cianbro’s plan at their next regularly scheduled meeting. The selectmen reported not being approached yet by Cianbro. The first selectwoman agreed to outreach to Cianbro and invited Cianbro to attend the town […]

STEWC has strong presence at Rally of Unity on January 8th!

On January 8th, members of STEWC joined members of over 20 other progressive activist groups in a Rally of Unity at the State House. It was an inspiring and successful day with over 150 participants, including drumming and dancing led by members of the Wabanaki Confederacy who are also raising awareness on #IdleNoMore. Thanks to […]

Rally of Unity, January 8th, State House!

 

Join Stop the East-West Corridor at the Rally of Unity!

*JANUARY 8 STATE HOUSE AUGUSTA*

 

Wear your blaze orange! ! !

 

11:30am : Meet-Up in Parking Lot behind the Blaine House

Let’s get fired up! Share info, signs, materials, blaze orange, etc…

 

NOON : […]

Rally of Unity, January 8th, State House!

Rally of Unity…

January 8th, NOON, State House, Augusta

…for our people AND our environment on the first day of the 126th Legislature ! ! !

Organized by the Alliance for the Common Good, an ad-hoc coalition assembling as a unified front under the theme, “Maine the Possible” to give voice to ordinary Maine people […]