News Release | Environment Maine

Coalition Announces Citizens Initiative to Expand Clean Energy in Maine

Diverse coalition of business, labor, and environmental groups announces ballot initiative campaign to increase Maine’s energy independence.

News Release | Environment Maine

Environment Maine Releases Plan to Transition Maine Off Oil

A comprehensive strategy to transition Maine off oil can reduce the state’s oil use by nearly 40% by 2030, according to the first-of-its-kind analysis released today by Environment Maine.

News Release | Environment Maine

New Data: Clean Cars Will Save Mainers $189 Million at Gas Pump, Cut Oil Use & Global Warming Pollution

New clean car standards will save the average Maine family $329 annually at the gas pump in 2030, according to a new analysis released today by Environment Maine. 

News Release | Environment Maine

New Report: Maine’s Smog Levels Exceed Health Standard in 2010

As the U.S. House prepares to consider legislation to roll back clean air rules, Environment Maine released a new report today showing that smog levels in Maine exceeded the national health standard in 2010 at urban, suburban, and rural sites in six different Maine counties.  

News Release | Environment Maine

President Obama Takes Historic Step to Get America Off Oil and Tackle Global Warming Through Cleaner Cars

President Obama today announced the outline of proposed clean car standards that by 2030 will cut annual gasoline use nationally by as much as 23 billion gallons, reduce annual emissions of global warming pollution by as much as 280 million metric tons, and save Americans over $80 billion at the gas pump annually.

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