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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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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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Coalition touts renewable energy for Maine

Leaders of a coalition that's pushing for a referendum to mandate increased use of renewable energy in Maine said Wednesday their initiative would reduce dependence on foreign oil while lowering residential energy bills.

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Battle Over Renewable Energy Raging At State House

 A group supporting a referendum drive to increase renewable energy in Maine spoke about its plan Wednesday. Meanwhile, Governor LePage vehemently spoke out against it.

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Maine Citizens for Clean Energy Expects Lower Electricity Costs with Ballot Initiative

Maine Citizens for Clean Energy released information today that shows a decrease in Maine ratepayers’ electric bills if a ballot initiative designed to increase energy efficiency and renewable energy passes in November.

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