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Will New Federal Law Facilitate Privatization of US Water?

By Carey Biron, Mint Press News | 30 May 14

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major piece of legislation funding the development and improvement of water-related infrastructure passed Congress last week for the first time in nearly a decade, and President Barack Obama is expected to sign the bill soon.

Yet public interest groups warn […]

Advocates for Sustainable Futures Downeast present info about EWC

A group of dedicated Hancock County residents put together a panel presentation to inform residents of Downeast Maine about the East-West Corridor. Here is the video of their presentation, and the question and answer session that was moderated by Chris Buchanan of Defending Water for Life and Stop the East-West Corridor.

Maine Grandmothers Unite to Halt Plans for New Highway

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05/23/2014 Reported By: Susan Sharon Frustrated by what they say is the failure of legislative and political efforts to stop the proposed east-west highway, a small group of grandmothers is taking matters into its own hands. The grandmothers have started holding monthly vigils in front of Cianbro headquarters. Cianbro is the […]

Video on Fracking Resistance in Dryden, NY- another legal strategy asserting rights

Caution signs abound for N.J. toll road sell-off

Six Public Interest Principles for Considering Toll Road Monetization

LTEs help push the gubernatorial race in our favor

B. Clark: The best choice for governor

Lewiston Sun Journal, Letters | Sunday, May 18, 2014

In a world of competing interests, Rep. Mike Michaud’s environmental policies capitalize on the relationship between nature and economic and societal benefits.

His support of renewable energy and efficiency promotes the well-being of more than Maine’s natural beauty; and […]

Abigail Field: Privatization Is Driven By Private Greed and Public Cowardice (and Public Greed, Too)

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Posted on May 12, 2014 by Lambert Strether

Lambert here: Apparently, IBGYBG (“I’ll Be Gone, You’ll Be Gone”) applies in government as well as Finance. How cozy.

By Abigail Caplovitz Field, an attorney and a freelance writer. She writes news for Benzinga.com and others, and posts a new blog every Sunday […]

Downeast Coast Corridor Multimodal Management Plan

Washington County –Transportation Investment Strategic Priorities