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Category: Environment and Natural Resources

RADIO ADDRESS: NEW MINING LAW PROVIDES ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH PROTECTIONS THAT MAINE DESERVES

Posted: June 20, 2017

Hello, this is Senator Brownie Carson from Harpswell. Thanks for tuning in. The health and wellbeing of our environment and our families are...

Sen. Dill introduces law to allow Old Town to share costs of landfill closing with state

Posted: March 14, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Jim Dill, D-Old Town, has introduced a bill to provide state assistance with costs associated with closing the public construction...

Sen. Gratwick appointed to Environment, Government Oversight committees

Posted: December 27, 2016

AUGUSTA — Sen. Geoff Gratwick, D-Bangor, has been appointed by the Senate President to the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on the...

Sen. Breen earns perfect record for conservation votes in 2016

Posted: August 25, 2016

AUGUSTA — Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, received a perfect score for her votes to protect Maine’s environment, support clean energy and defend...

Breen: No reason to politicize conservation, environmental stewardship

Posted: June 03, 2016

AUGUSTA — Sen. Cathy Breen of Falmouth, the lead Senate Democrat on the Legislature’s Environment and Natural Resources Committee, released the...

Senate enacts bill to revive $6.5 million in voter-approved LMF bonds

Posted: January 21, 2016

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Thursday voted unanimously to give final approval to a bill that revives $6.5 million in voter-approved Land for...

Senate votes unanimously to revive Land for Maine's Future bonds

Posted: January 14, 2016

Sen. Breen hails 'proud moment' for Maine Senate AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Thursday voted unanimously to reauthorize $6.5 million in...

Sen. Breen hails movement to revive Land for Maine's Future bonds

Posted: January 06, 2016

AUGUSTA — Sen. Cathy Breen of Falmouth hailed the House of Representatives’ action to begin reauthorizing $6.5 million of voter-approved...

CONSERVATION LAND IN JEOPARDY: RALLY FOR KNIGHT’S POND

Posted: April 27, 2015

Plea made for Gov. LePage to release voter-approved bonds   CUMBERLAND - A group of concerned citizens, local officials, and state lawmakers...

CONSERVATION LAND IN JEOPARDY: RALLY FOR KNIGHT’S POND

Posted: April 27, 2015

Bipartisan legislators, towns, community partners rally for Knight’s Pond   CUMBERLAND - A group of concerned citizens, local officials, and a...