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Farmington, Maine has partnered with the local campus of the University of Maine to put an unused recycling center to good use, generating cash for the town and fertilizer for local gardeners. When the Sandy River Recycling facility closed in 2004, Farmington officials and residents wondered what they would do with the site and the leftover Read More
NRCM Statement by Advocacy Director Pete Didisheim “Governor LePage today vetoed a bill that would protect one of Maine’s most important natural resources, our 6,000 lakes and ponds that are cherished by Maine people and visitors who come to Maine from around the world. This veto is an insult to the thousands of Maine people Read More
By Jessica Alaimo, Staff Writer Sun Journal news story AUGUSTA – George Smith and his wife have found a prime spot along the upper Androscoggin River for smallmouth bass fishing, yet the Mount Vernon couple can gaze up and down the river’s Rumford bank and not see a soul. Smith said he sees missed opportunity Read More
Kennebec Journal editorial For years, Maine ducked an environmental and economic plague that afflicted all the other states in the Lower 48: variable leaf milfoil and other invasive aquatic plants that choke lakes, ponds and rivers with their rampant and aggressive growth. In Minnesota, some lake infestations have gotten so bad that huge waterborne mowers Read More