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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.

E/W Alert! Drug Forfeiture May Lead to Seizure of Township 37

In 2009, there was a huge pot bust in Washington County. Then just last week, federal prosecutors in Maine said that they may seize most of Township 37. There is additional land in surrounding townships that may also be seized, pending the outcome of this case.

About 5 miles of this land goes along the Stud Mill Road, and lies dead on the proposed East-West Corridor route.

Here are links to several news stories:

Drug Forfeiture May Lead […]

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KSVR/Skagit Valley College Radio Interview of Defending Water in Washington

Speak Up, Speak Out radio host Jodie Buller talks with Sandra Spargo, of the citizen’s group Defending Water in the Skagit River Basin.

1. Interview with Sanda Spargo (click Play icon to listen)     
The subject is the contract that the City of Anacortes signed with Tethys Enterprises to build what could become the largest bottled beverage plant in the U.S. The Tethys contract is for five million gallons of municipal Skagit River water per day and would involve 800 rail cars each day to transport materials and product. Sandra explains some of the context of the contract and citizen response and suggests an upcoming water summit to bring Skagit communities together to collectively decide what happens with the future of our water resources. […]

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WERU coverage of

Executive Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Contributor: Meredith DeFrancesco

On Tuesday, the Lamoine Conservation Commission, the Bar Harbor Conservation Commission, the Union River Watershed Coalition, and Food & Water Watch, sponsored a showing of the documentary film “Tapped” and a panel discussion on bottled water and its impacts. Today we bring you excerpts from the panel discussion and question and answer session. The panelists are Rep. Jim Schatz of Blue Hill; Emily Posner, Coordinator for Defending Water for Life in Maine; […]

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Bolivian water rights activist Marcela Olivera (WERU radio)

Click below for links to the two shows: WERU Community Radio Online Archive

September 17, 2009 (25 min.) Segment 1: An interview with Bolivian water rights activist Marcela Olivera. Segment 2: We speak with PoeTree — currently touring Maine with their show “Hurricane Season”.

September 10, 2009 (15 min.) Segment 1: We hear of internationally known speakers and performers coming to Maine next week: Marcela Olivera, a Bolivian water rights activist, and the acclaimed duo “Climbing PoeTree” with […]

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Gail Darrell WKNH interview on Wells Vote

George Corrette and Pat Riot interview Gail Darrell of CELDF.

(length: 25 min)

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Defending Water for Life in the US (KGNU radio)

Emily Posner in Maine

“A Public Affair” for Aug. 24, 2009: Interview with Lee Hart, Emily Wurth of Food & Water Watch, and Emily Posner of Defending Water for Life in Maine (25 min., KGNU Colorado Community Radio).

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Maine Communities Fight Nestle Over Water, and Win! (audio)

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Poland Spring abandons plan to extract water in Shapleigh, Sanford News Water bottler retreats from Newfield, Kennebunk Post […]

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Waterville (ME) Opera House packed for World Premiere of “Tapped”

Over 250 people packed the Waterville (ME) Opera House for the World Premiere of “Tapped” on Sunday, July 12. Stephanie Soechtig’s debut feature is an unflinching examination of the big business of bottle water.

Grassroots organizations from Fryeburg, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Wells, Shapleigh and Newfield celebrated before the film with the Tapped production team.

Photos – All photos copyright V. Kelly Bellis; can be freely used with proper credit. High-resolution pictures are available […]

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Gail Darrell on Wells Vote (WKNH, May 21 interview)

George Corrette and Pat Riot (Empire Watch, WKNH) interview Gail Darrell of CELDF about the recent vote in Wells, Maine on a Water Rights and Local Self Government Ordinance. (Length: 25 min.)

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