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Keystone XL approval is wrong direction

By facilitating the transportation of dirty tar sands fuels, Keystone would add 27.4 million metric tons of global warming pollution to our atmosphere per year. President Trump's executive order advancing the Keystone XL pipeline is definitely a step in the wrong direction. READ MORE.

News Release | Environment Maine

Maine Health Professionals Call On Washington Today to Combat Climate Change

Today, health professionals from across Maine join over 100 leading national and state-level public health organizations and experts who are calling upon President Obama and the U.S. Congress to protect the Clean Air Act and to let EPA start addressing climate changing pollution, as required by law.

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News Release | Environment Maine

More Than 120,000 Americans Call for 60 mpg Cars

More than 120,000 Americans urged the Obama administration to set strong clean vehicle standards that could dramatically cut oil use and global warming pollution—as well as save billions for consumers at the gas pump – during the public comment period that ended last Sunday.

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News Release | Environment Maine

First-Ever U.S. Solar Jobs Census Shows Major Growth in Solar Jobs

Jobs in the solar industry are booming, with 93,000 solar jobs at more than 16,700 solar employment sites in all 50 states, according to a new report released today by Environment Maine and authored by the Solar Foundation.

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You Can Protect Acadia

Ever compare Acadia National Park to a piece of Swiss cheese? You should. Acadia is a majestic place. But the park is scattered with “holes.” More than 130 parcels of land within Acadia’s boundary are privately owned, and the park doesn’t have adequate resources to purchase the land as the tracts come up for sale, making the lands vulnerable to inappropriate development within our prized national park.

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