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Keystone XL approval is wrong direction

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.

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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

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Governor scales back development plan.

Gov. LePage and his allies pushed an ambitious plan to weaken protections for the North Woods. But Mainers fought back. Thanks to the overwhelming public response, the governor’s been forced to scale back his agenda—for now.

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New goals won to reduce Maine's oil dependence.

Working together, we can get off oil by improving energy efficiency and transitioning to clean, homegrown energy sources like the wind and sun. We’ve helped pass legislation that will set goals to reduce Maine’s oil dependence, and require state leaders to create a plan to help us achieve them. 

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President Obama pledges support for Acadia.

After Environment Maine’s staff spoke to more than 1 in 10 Mainers about the need to protect Acadia from development, President Obama pledged his support for the Land and Water Conservation Fund — the program that would provide Acadia with the resources it needs to preserve all the land within its boundaries.

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