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Nestle Quietly Buying Public Drinking Water Aquifers: Getting Ready to Ration Back for Profits

— June 15, 2015

California isn’t alone in suffering from drought conditions. Many areas of the west are suffering from drought or drought-like conditions. One such region is the state of Oregon. In nineteen counties, an emergency state has been declared because of the drought by Governor Kate Brown. Now Nestle is eyeing buying rights to springs in Oregon and wants to build a bottling plant on the side of the Columbia River.

That’s right. Just like the capitalist monster […]

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Clean Water or Clearcuts for Oregon?

Video: Clean Water or Clearcuts for Oregon? Amy Kober of American Rivers in Water Currents on August 27, 2013

 

 

 

Big decisions are looming for management of 2.8 million acres of Oregon’s public forestlands – an area covering the size of more than eight Crater Lake National Parks. Because legislation concerning management of the so-called O&C lands could end up undermining some of our nation’s bedrock environmental laws […]

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Upcoming East-West Corridor Events

Updated February 10, 2013 February 21 ~ Hancock County Democratic Committee, 7-8pm, Ellsworth City Hall, FMI Contact Kent Price 469-1903 Chris Buchanan, coordinator for Stop the [East-West] Corridor, and State Representative Katherine Cassidy (D-Lubec) at 7 pm on Thursday, February 21, will address the controversial East-West Highway currently planned for the Calais area to Coburn Gore. The presentation will be the feature segment of the Hancock County Democratic Committee’s regular monthly meeting, in Ellsworth City Hall’s third-floor auditorium.

Chris Buchanan, […]

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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.

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 everyone for coming to speak to legislators and share hope for a healthy and prosperous future in Maine, the way life should be!

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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 and to push back against corporate dominance in government, with hopes to organize into the future. Principles we agree on:

Maine $$ for Maine People

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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 between State House and Cross Building

Carry signs and banners, sing songs, do a little skit? Spokespeople talk to media!

 

1pm : Move […]

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Friends of the Sunkhaze NWR Presentation – raw audio

Link to audio file from STEWC presentation by Chris Buchanan, November 17, 2012.

Senate Candidates share position on E/W Corridor

Senate Question 10-29-12

Link to article and video.

by WABI-TV5 News Desk – October 29th 2012 11:09am – Read more 2012 Candidate Profiles

The campaign trail is heating up as the campaign season winds down.

TV 5 has been featuring the three major candidates running to replace Sen. Olympia Snowe in the U.S. senate.

We asked our Facebook fans to post questions, and we then posed those to Angus King, Cynthia Dill and Charlie Summers. Here […]

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Spectra Energy Watch Video on Eminent Domain

Link to the video.