News Release | Environment Maine

NEW ANALYSIS: U.S. Senate Proposal Would Increase Maine’s Oil Dependence by 2 Million Gallons, Cost Consumers $6 Million

As oil continues to pour into the Gulf of Mexico and just a day before a major U.S. Senate vote on legislation that would block new rules requiring cars and light trucks to use less oil, a new analysis finds that the proposed Senate measure would increase Maine’s dependence on oil by more than 2 million gallons in 2016.

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.

News Release | Environment Maine

Green Light Given to Nation’s First Offshore Wind Project

Today Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick announced the Department of the Interior’s final approval of the Cape Wind offshore wind project off the coast of Massachusetts.

News Release | Environment Maine

Energy Efficient Buildings Would Save Maine Families $2,200 per Year, While Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Maine families could save $2,200 every year on their energy bills by 2030 if the government invests in the energy efficiency of our buildings today, according to a new report by Environment Maine.

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