OIL SPILLS: More on the health implications of using Corexit in the Bay of Fundy

    Dr. Riki Ott, a toxicologist, marine biologist and founder of ALERT, was on scene for the Exxon Valdez oil disaster in Alaska in 1989. Ott has been working to have dispersants banned for many years, and said that … Continue reading

RIVERS: Will the St. Croix River’s Historical Alewife runs return?

Group sues Maine over passage of St. Croix alewives A conservation group says Maine law closing St. Croix fish passages is trumped by a conflicting federal law. By Colin Woodard cwoodard@pressherald.com Staff Writer An environmental group has sued the state of Maine, … Continue reading

AQUACULTURE: An old concept with a new mindset?

Certainly a topic for conversation. But will it involve the whole coastal community. History shows that is unlikely in the Maritimes.  *************************************** Bren Smith works on his oyster farm off CT’s Thimble Islands. Photo: Ron Gautreau Farming the Urban Sea … Continue reading

LEGAL: Conservation Groups Sue State of Maine over Alewife Blockade in International Heritage River

2 U.S. groups sue over Maine’s gaspereau blockade -Maine law has required the closure of a fish ladder to prevent fish migration CBC News Posted: May 22, 2012 8:58 AM AT A second environmental group has filed notice that it … Continue reading

LAW SUIT: Friends of Merrymeeting Bay to Sue EPA over St. Croix River Alewives

St. Croix River Alewife population has plummeted by over 90 percent RICHMOND, ME– Monday, Friends of Merrymeeting Bay, Doug Watts and Kathleen McGee filed a 60-day Notice of Intent (NOI) to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Clean … Continue reading