Bangor Daily News editorial Maine took a small but important step in reducing the prevalence of toxic chemicals in everyday items Wednesday when the governor signed an order changing state purchasing policies to prefer safer alternatives. The order also boosts research and development into safer chemicals and bio-based products. Most people don’t realize that chemicals Read More
Clean Up. That’s An Order.
By Susan M. Cover, Staff Writer Kennebec Journal news story AUGUSTA — Environmentalists hope an executive order signed Wednesday will make the state a cleaner place. In a Cabinet Room ceremony, Gov. John Baldacci signed a document directing the state to avoid buying hazardous products for pest control and lawn care. It also directs the Read More