ISSUES: Sean Mahoney of the Conservation Law Foundation urges us to take on climate change as a personal issue

“What wakes me in the early morning hours is the realization that Maine, the state that I love so much, is changing right before my very eyes and changing for the worse. Our ocean is warmer than any other body … Continue reading

POLLUTION: Maine Legislature Takes First Step Towards Averting Disastrous Impacts of Ocean Acidification

Maine’s legislature is taking early steps to address increasingly acidic ocean waters in the Gulf of Maine that threaten the state’s shellfisheries and marine ecosystem. The Gulf of Maine has become increasingly more acidic as CO2 emissions from industrial sources and vehicles … 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

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