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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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Senate Candidates share position on E/W Corridor

Senate Question 10-29-12

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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

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Darryl Brown in Caribou – 2 Articles

The first article, East-West Maine highway may be privately built toll road, is from October 23 and announces Brown’s upcoming October 29 meetings in Aroostook County. This provides a good outline of proponent talking points.

The second article, Proposed Highway To Bring Great Development, is from October 29. It includes a video with many of Brown’s powerpoint slides, which are new. One new selling point includes a multi-use recreation trail. Also of note, the reporter says […]

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Video: OneTable Panel of Experts on Transportation

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NAFTA Super Corridor Video

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ALERT! UPDATED! MUST WATCH! EMERGENCY ALERT! UPDATE Prime Minister Stephen Harper, along with Winnipeg’s new inland port officials began a trade mission this month (January, 2010) in an effort to sell the idea to potential tenants and trade partners. The mission kicked off in Guanajuato, Mexico and will also include visits to Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, Memphis, Tennessee, and Chicago. This mission is about meeting key decision makers, learning more about their […]

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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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Peter Vigue takes east-west highway gospel to forest resources group

By Dawn Gagnon, BDN Staff | Sept. 13, 2012, at 11:44 p.m

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BANGOR, Maine — Given its location, if Maine is to prosper in the evolving global economy, it must take advantage of every potential opportunity that it can.

And when it comes to competing, the state needs to address some major shortcomings in terms of getting goods and products to major markets in the Midwest and such major Canadian cities […]

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Monson residents unanimously pass moratorium to protect against East-West Corridor threat

A great success in Monson towards sending a message about how Mainer’s in the “hollow middle” (Vigue’s term) feel about the proposed East-West Corridor:

Monson residents unanimously endorse east-west highway moratorium, Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN Monson highway meeting, WVII Fox, Bangor