News Release | Environment Maine

Maine Voices: Unconventional crude too big a risk to be piped through Maine

Op-Ed published in the Portland Press Herald and written by Environment Maine intern Alex Smith.

News Release | Environment Maine

My Father's Lessons on Life and Tar Sands Spills

Op-Ed published in the Portland Daily Sun and written by Environment Maine summer intern Sarah Curran. 

News Release | Environment Maine

Environment Maine Praises Senators for Confirming Gina McCarthy to Lead the EPA

The U.S. Senate today confirmed Gina McCarthy as the new Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King voted to confirm Ms. McCarthy. The confirmation comes just weeks after President Obama instructed the EPA to take historic action to cut carbon pollution from power plants as part of his plan to fight global warming. Environment Maine Director Emily Figdor issued the following statement in response:

“Gina McCarthy’s confirmation is great news for Maine’s environment.