News Release | Environment Maine

Senate Rejects Assault on ME's Public Health, Environment; Sens. Snowe and Collins Vote with Polluter Lobby

The U.S. Senate today rejected a House-passed funding bill that included sweeping attacks on many core environmental and public health programs.  The bill would have blocked the Environmental Protection Agency from updating and enforcing limits on a variety of dangerous pollutants such as mercury, arsenic, and carbon, saving consumers billions of dollars annually at the gas pump through clean car standards, and protecting the drinking water supplies for more than 117 million Americans. It also would have slashed funding to preserve Acadia National Park and other treasured places around Maine and the country. 

News Release | Environment Maine

Public Health & Environment Under Attack with New Bill in Congress

Yesterday, Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) introduced a sweeping assault on public health and the Clean Air Act.

News Release | Environment Maine

Public Health & Environment Under Attack with New Bill in Congress

Yesterday, Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) introduced a sweeping assault on public health and the Clean Air Act.

 

News Release | Environment Maine

U.S. House Budget Largest Assault on Public Health, Clean Air & Clean Water in Years

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed a funding bill that amounts to the biggest attack on clean air and clean water in recent history, according to Environment Maine.

News Release | Environment Maine

America's Great Outdoors Report Celebrates Acadia, the Best of America

Environment Maine applauded President Obama for recognizing the immense value of and need to protect Acadia National Park and other prized places in his long anticipated America’s Great Outdoors report, which highlights findings from the administration’s listening sessions in Bangor and across the country, asking Americans for input on how to protect the places they value most.

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