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Escalation in Penbscot River Battle: ACT NOW

Defending Water for Life in Maine and Stop the East-West Corridor are fully committed to supporting the Penobscot Nation in their fight to maintain their River. Below is an urgent update and call to action from Penobscot historian, activist, and founder of Dawnland Environment Defense, Maria Girouard:

From: Maria Girouard <sacredhomelands(at)gmail(dot)com>

Date: Mon, Sep 7, 2015 at 8:15 AM 

Dear Friends and Allies of the Penobscot River, Last week, Maine Governor Lepage escalated the river dispute between […]

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Governor LePage Signs Agreement with New Brunswick Premier

July 21, 2014

Link to Original Press Release

For Immediate Release: Monday, July 21, 2014 Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage signed a memorandum of agreement today with Premier David Alward of New Brunswick to encourage economic development and support job creation between Maine and the Canadian Province.

The agreement, also referred to as a Memorandum of Understanding, is designed to strengthen relations between the two regions by working together to create […]

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Governor Paul LePage signs LD 1671

Update 4-5-12: Governor Paul LePage signed LD 1671 to officially sanction the MDOT to oversee a financial feasibility study of the east-west corridor. Here are links to TV coverage and articles:

http://www.wlbz2.com/news/article/196248/3/Gov-Paul-LePage-signs-east-west-highway-bill

http://www.boston.com/news/local/maine/articles/2012/04/05/maine_governor_signs_east_west_highway_bill/