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By facilitating the transportation of dirty tar sands fuels, Keystone would add 27.4 million metric tons of global warming pollution to our atmosphere per year. President Trump's executive order advancing the Keystone XL pipeline is definitely a step in the wrong direction. READ MORE.
Jobs in the solar industry are booming, with 93,000 solar jobs at more than 16,700 solar employment sites in all 50 states, according to a new report released today by Environment Maine and authored by the Solar Foundation.
Ever compare Acadia National Park to a piece of Swiss cheese? You should. Acadia is a majestic place. But the park is scattered with “holes.” More than 130 parcels of land within Acadia’s boundary are privately owned, and the park doesn’t have adequate resources to purchase the land as the tracts come up for sale, making the lands vulnerable to inappropriate development within our prized national park.
Today Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick announced the Department of the Interior’s final approval of the Cape Wind offshore wind project off the coast of Massachusetts.