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We're supporting local, sustainable agriculture

Maine has so many healthy, local farms, but we import more of our food from out of state than any other state in the continental U.S. Too much of this imported food comes from big factory farms that pollute waterways, foul the air and fuel global warming. We’re working to change this by enabling Maine’s small, sustainable farms to feed more of our state.

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If LURC loses, so do Maine's citizens

As the Legislature's Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee debates the future of the Land Use Regulation Commission (LURC), legislators need to ask themselves "What's in the overall best interests of Maine?"

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Environmental groups outline opposition, support for upcoming initiatives

 A coalition of environmental advocates on Thursday presented its list of priority bills that the Legislature is slated to address during the abbreviated session. 

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Renewable energy is a moral imperative

The wind blows. The tide flows. The sun glows. The forest grows. Yet we continue to get most of our energy from unsustainable underground sources outside of Maine. Shame on us if we saddle our children and grandchildren with our addiction to oil, a dependency that has shackled our economy and put many of us in danger of freezing to death.

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Coalition Sets the Record Straight on Clean Energy

Maine Citizens for Clean Energy, a growing nonpartisan coalition of people and organizations committed to strengthening Maine’s energy independence, keeping Maine’s air clean and healthy, creating jobs, increasing energy efficiency, and attracting new clean energy businesses to Maine, responded tonight to Gov. Paul LePage’s State of the State Address.

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Time to drop LURC revamp plan

It makes no sense to turn over the future of the Maine wilderness to a group not elected for the purpose and possessing no qualifications to make the decisions. The anti-LURC contingent would be wise to cut their losses while they still can.

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