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Important vote will reopen the St. Croix River to Alewives
by Sean Mahoney

We at CLF applaud today’s vote by the Maine state legislature to restore Alewives to their native habitat in the St. Croix River. Today, the legislature voted to pass a bill that will reopen the fish ladder at the Grand Falls Dam, allowing the key forage fish to reach 98% of the St. Croix. This…

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50 Bad Bills And That’s Not the Half of It
by Sean Mahoney

At a press conference held yesterday, CLF and our colleagues at the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) shined a spotlight on 50 bad bills that are now working their way through the state Legislature.

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What LePage’s “reforms” mean for Maine parents
by Jane West

There are many things about Governor LePage regulatory “reform” proposals that could impact the quality of my family’s life here in Maine, from developing the North Woods to loosening restrictions on dirty air emissions.

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Environmental Challenges under a LePage Administration
by Sean Mahoney

Governor-elect Paul LePage’s rhetoric on the campaign trail was alarmingly anti-environmental.
Even more problematic is a pervasive sense that he simply doesn’t “get it” – doesn’t get the concept of sustainability, doesn’t get the economic value of a strong and vibrant environment and doesn’t get Mainers abiding conviction that ours is a unique state that merits strong efforts to maintain.