Describe Enormous Progress and Serious Threats to Clean Water in Maine NRCM news release Lewiston, ME — Today on the banks of the Androscoggin, once labeled the most polluted river in America, a diverse group of Mainers described the importance of the Clean Water Act. The Act became law on October 18, 1972, when Congress… Continue Reading
Bangor Daily News editorial The Trump administration can’t simply wipe the need to reduce the U.S.’s greenhouse gas emissions off the books. So, last week’s announcement from Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt that the agency is repealing the Clean Power Plan is less an edict and more of a reiteration of the Trump administration’s… Continue Reading
By moving to repeal the Clean Power Plan, Trump is doing the bidding of the coal industry and big polluters. By Conrad Schneider, advocacy director for the Brunswick-based Clean Air Task Force Portland Press Herald op-ed Last week, the Trump Environmental Protection Agency took steps to eliminate the Clean Power Plan, the first-ever standards controlling carbon… Continue Reading
Halloween is just around the corner! Did you know that you could save thousands of pounds of waste by reusing an old costume, or trading old costume components with your neighbors? To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
By Jim Dill, Special to the BDN Bangor Daily News op-ed If you visit Penobscot Avenue in Millinocket on a gorgeous autumn weekend this year, odds are you’ll see far more people than you may have seen a year ago. Cars are parked on the street and people are bustling about downtown. Most of the… Continue Reading
Congratulations to Mary Zambello, whose photo of the Presumpscot River Preserve in Portland was the winner of our “30 Years of Land for Maine’s Future” photo contest. Thanks to everyone who entered and everyone who voted. You can see the 12 finalist photos on our Facebook page. The Natural Resources Council of Maine was happy… Continue Reading
Even though we are in the middle of fall it is never to early to start thinking about spring. Consider planting bulbs this month so that you can enjoy flowers in the months to come. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Maine is known and loved for its beautiful lands, lakes, rivers, and coastline—and we owe a lot to the individuals who have helped protect these natural resources. Each year, NRCM recognizes several of those who have made significant, lasting contributions to safeguarding our environment. Please join us Thursday, October 19, for our 2017 Conservation Leadership… Continue Reading
Not all coffee is created equal. Try to buy shade-grown coffee, it uses fewer pesticides and provides habitat for birds and other wildlife. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.