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A Moment to Reconsider Solid Waste Policies in Maine
by Greg Cunningham

Controversy surrounding the proposed Juniper Ridge Landfill expansion and the state’s recent acquisition of the Dolby landfill have elevated the debate on proper management of Maine’s solid waste and reawakened the ire that Mainers feel toward policies that create incentives for the importation of out-of-state waste and the disposal of waste that could be reused…

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The High Cost of Saving Millinocket’s Mills
by Sean Mahoney

Millinocket, Maine – a town struggling to reshape its economy – deserves good jobs. However, at a closing price of $17 million, and at $250,000 for annual operations, the state’s recent acquisition of the Dolby landfill in East Millinocket has delivered these jobs at a price that is too high and set a precedent that is too dangerous to accept.