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EPA Decision: Maine Water Quality Standards Inadequate for Tribal Waters

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By • FEB 5, 2015 | Maine Public Broadcasting Network

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AUGUSTA, Maine – In a decision that is being welcomed as “historic” by Maine Indian tribes, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has asked the state of Maine to revise some water quality standards for tribal waters.

The decision comes during ongoing litigation brought by the state against the EPA. Maine’s […]

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South Portland Tar Sands Ban Enacted

Link to Original Article / Radio News Maine Public Broadcasting Network | July 22, 2014 By & A tanker makes its way recently into the harbor in South Portland. Susan Sharon MPBN

The South Portland City Council has voted to ban the export of Canadian tar-sands crude through […]

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E-W SuperCorridor: Defending Water for Life Interview with Jennifer Rooks from MaineWatch

Program: Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks, Episode: East-West Highway in Maine

http://video.mpbn.net/video/2219784260/

Description from MPBN: The legislature has just approved funding to study the feasibility of a four lane private highway from Calais to Coburn Gore. Supporters say it would transform the economy of Northern and Eastern Maine. Others are concerned about environmental impacts. Cianbro CEO Peter Vigue, who has been a champion of the idea, and Barbara Charry of Maine Audubon will discuss the idea with us.

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