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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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Maine Residents Fight American Petroleum Institute Lobbyists Over Ban on Tar Sands Shipments

Portland, Maine, has become the latest battleground in the fight against tar sands oil, with local residents facing off against energy industry forces in an attempt to ban tar sands oil from the city’s port.

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South Portland approves law barring tar sands oil

SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council gave final approval Monday night to controversial zoning changes that are expected to block the potential export of Canadian tar sands oil from the city’s waterfront.

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'David vs. Goliath Victory': Port Town Votes to Block Tar Sands Export

The community of South Portland, Maine made history Monday night when the city councilvoted to pass an ordinance that would block Canadian tar sands from being loaded onto tankers and exported from their port.

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