News Release | Environment Maine

Maine Environmental and Health Organizations Announce Support for Bowers Wind Power Project

PORTLAND—Five major Maine environmental and health advocacy
organizations today announced their support of the proposed Bowers
Wind Power Project, and the groups will be urging the Maine Department
of Environmental Protection to approve the 16-turbine wind project at
public hearings next week.

News Release | Environment Maine

Maine Environmental Groups Applaud Committee Vote on EPA Administrator Nominee Gina McCarthy, Call for Sens. Collins and King to Back EPA Nominee

Augusta, Maine – Today, a majority of Senators on the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted to send EPA Nominee Gina McCarthy’s nomination to the floor of the Senate. In response, Maine’s major environmental organizations today applauded the vote and called on Senators Susan Collins and Angus King to publicly endorse Gina McCarthy to be the next EPA Administrator.

News Release | Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine, Environment Maine

Moms Want Action to Protect Kids from 49 Dangerous Chemicals in Household Products

(AUGUSTA) Dozens of parents, physicians, scientists, and health advocates brought a 20-foot inflatable duck to the State House today and called for more action to protect kids from the most dangerous chemicals found in everyday products. For the second day in a row, the Environment and Natural Resources Committee held public hearings on bills that will guide Maine’s future actions to reduce children’s exposure to BPA and other toxic chemicals in the home. 

News Release | Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine, Environment Maine

Lawmakers Urged to Get Toxic BPA out of Children’s Food

(AUGUSTA) The message from parents, physicians, scientists, and health advocates was loud and clear on Wednesday: get toxic BPA out of children’s food. The Legislature’s Environment and Natural Resources Committee heard from dozens of testifiers on LD 902, a rule that would phase-out the use of BPA in infant formula and baby food packaging. 

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