by Susan Sharon
Maine Public Radio news story
Just days before the Maine Board of Environmental Protection is expected to rule on a long and contentious battle over water discharge permits to clean up pollution in the Androscoggin River, Verso Paper and Florida Power and Light are asking to reopen the public record. The two companies say the board has not been given scientific information that could be favorable to them. And as Susan Sharon reports, the move is setting up a showdown that could be headed for the courts.