A new wave of legislation against offshore drilling

By | Kelsey Lamp
Protect Our Oceans, Associate

Earlier this month, a group of legislators from both coasts signed onto a wave of eight bills in Congress aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s offshore drilling plan.

Environment Maine is a part of  Maine’s Environmental Priorities Coalition (EPC) which includes 34 environmental, conservation, and public health organizations, who have joined together around a Common Environmental Agenda. The EPC represents over 100,000 members in Maine who want to protect the good health, good jobs, and quality of life that our environment provides for all of us. This year Maine's Environmental Priorities Coalition has chosen nine priority bills to focus on including an ambitious clean energy and climate package; as well as proposals to protect Maine's land, water, and the health of our communities.

Ten tips for reducing holiday waste


With the holiday shopping season upon us, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and buy more than we need, for ourselves and for others. Here are ten tips for how you can help reduce plastic pollution and other waste around the holidays:

Wrong Choice on Endangered Species

By | Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

We’re losing species at alarming rates and we’re not sufficiently protecting their habitats. Yet despit this, Trump administration has proposed new rules to weaken the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. law aimed at preventing extinction and helping species recover.