Environment Maine
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Portland Press Herald
By
Jonathan Riskind

The talk in Washington these days largely has been about proposed cuts in federal spending, but a Maine environmental advocacy group is lauding President Obama for attempting to increase funding for national parks. If Obama succeeds in obtaining more money for the fund next year, among the potential benefits for Acadia could be $1.75 million to help buy 37 acres of private, undeveloped land around the Lower Hadlock Pond, Meyer said.