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Environment Maine Applauds Michaud's Environmental Record

Portland—Environment Maine today praised Mike Michaud’s record on the environment. The group has endorsed Mike for Governor. 

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Maine parents, doctors press for disclosure of chemicals in kids’ products

Dozens pack a hearing to urge the state to make companies report the presence of four types of potentially harmful chemicals called phthalates.
 

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South Portland Tar Sands Ban Enacted


The South Portland City Council has voted to ban the export of Canadian tar-sands crude through the city, effectively ending any attempt to bring the crude from western Canada through a pipeline into the city. 

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South Portland City Council bans tar sands

SOUTH PORTLAND — South Portland made history Monday night when the City Council voted 6-1 to pass a land-use ordinance meant to prevent the bulk loading of tar sands oil on the city’s waterfront.

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Tar sands ban gets final approval in South Portland

SOUTH PORTLAND - After a roll call vote that came more than three hours after the start of its meeting Monday night, July 21, the South Portland City Council gave final approval to a ban on tar sands-oil that's been dubbed the "clear skies ordinance."

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