News Release Portland, Maine – Today, a broad-based group of business, health, and conservation organizations and individuals announced their opposition to the confirmation of Donald Trump’s nominee for Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt. The group sent a letter today to Senator Susan Collins, urging her to vote against Read More
Independent Maine Sen. Angus King says he will vote against President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency.
Donald Trump’s pick for EPA chief is bad for our state, its farms, fishing, wildlife and people. by Ralph Tucker, Special to the Press Herald Portland Press Herald op-ed About the Author Rep. Ralph Tucker, D-Brunswick, is co-chair of the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Environment and Natural Resources. This holiday season, our Christmas tree farms were Read More
News Release Today, The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works is considering Donald Trump’s nomination of Scott Pruitt to lead the nation’s top environmental and public health watchdog: the Environmental Protection Agency. You could not find a more unsuitable candidate to lead the EPA than Pruitt. He has proven himself to be an anti-science, Read More
By Rebecca Goldfine Bowdoin news story See video here. Susan Collins, a Republican senator known for her bipartisan efforts in Congress, came to Bowdoin October 25, 2016, for a discussion of current issues. In the hour-long event, Collins answered questions from members of a full audience in Pickard Theater, explaining her lack of support for Read More
Statement of Lisa Pohlmann, executive director, Natural Resources Council of Maine “Scott Pruitt, President-Elect Trump’s selection to lead the EPA, is an anti-science, anti-environment ideologue. Over the last decade, he has sued the EPA to challenge nearly every major environmental protection, from the landmark Clean Power Plan to rules that protect clean water to standards Read More