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Category: Marine Resources

Sen. Vitelli to serve on Marine Resources Committee

Posted: December 27, 2016

AUGUSTA — Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, has been appointed by the Senate President to the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Marine...

MAINE SENATE ENACTS ADDITIONAL PROTECTION FOR MAINE’S SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE

Posted: May 20, 2015

AUGUSTA--The Maine Senate enacted a measure that protects Maine’s shellfish acquaculture from disruption and predation today. “There’s a lot...

MAINE SENATE OKs ADDITIONAL PROTECTION FOR MAINE’S SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE

Posted: May 13, 2015

AUGUSTA--The Maine Senate gave initial approval for a measure that protects Maine’s shellfish acquaculture from disruption and predation today....

SENATE GOP BLOCKS BILL TO PROTECT MAINE CLAMMING

Posted: May 07, 2015

 Years of work to reverse green crab predation squandered by party-line vote   AUGUSTA - In a vote of 16 to 19, Maine Senate Republicans...

Bill to Protect Maine Clams is Enacted by the Legislature

Posted: April 21, 2015

AUGUSTA - Over the past few years, Maine has implemented significant measures to address the threatening issue of green crabs. The Senate enacted a...

Ocean acidification panel calls for action to address threat

Posted: February 05, 2015

Legislative members to unveil four proposals to protect marine ecosystem, coastal economy AUGUSTA – The Commission to Study the Effects of Coastal...

SENATOR MIRAMANT TO SERVE ON MARINE RESOURCES COMMITTEE 

Posted: December 30, 2014

AUGUSTA – State Senator Dave Miramant of Camden has been selected to serve as the ranking Democratic member on the Legislature’s Marine Resources...

MAINE SENATE RECONVENES FOR 51 LEPAGE NOMINATIONS

Posted: September 23, 2014

Public hearings to start this week AUGUSTA--The Maine Senate will reconvene on Tuesday, September 30 at 10:00 a.m. to vote on Governor Paul...

SENATE PASSES HISTORIC ALEWIFE BILL

Posted: April 11, 2013

SENATE PASSES HISTORIC ALEWIFE BILL Senator Johnson hails unanimous vote AUGUSTA - This morning the Maine Senate unanimously passed a bill to allow...

LAWMAKERS POSE SOLUTIONS TO LOBSTER CRISIS

Posted: August 15, 2012

Democratic lawmakers say Canadian protests highlight a “serious economic flaw” in state's economy AUGUSTA—State Democratic lawmakers are...