Natural Resources Council of Maine

Donald Trump

Trump’s repeal of Clean Water Rule puts Maine water at risk

The Trump administration is moving forward with efforts to scrap the 2015 Clean Water Rule, a move that concerns conservation groups and the state’s tourism industry. About half of Maine’s

350 Maine

Maine’s future depends on immediate action on climate change

On Saturday, more than 2,000 Mainers marched to the State House in Augusta to demand action on climate change at both the state and federal levels. They made a compelling

clean energy

Environmental group fights back against Gov. LePage’s harassment

At a State House press conference today, members and staff of the Natural Resources Council of Maine spoke out against what they called a campaign of smears and harassment by

Tim Therialt

As solar bill failed, Republican supporters hid from the vote

The last day of Maine’s legislative session on Friday saw a bevy of Governor Paul LePage’s vetoes either overruled or sustained, but none with more drama than the veto of

Sara Gideon

Maine solar advocates plan “last stand” Friday at the State House

Supporters of comprehensive solar legislation vetoed by Governor Paul LePage on Wednesday are planning a State House rally on Friday that they’ve dubbed “the people’s Last Stand for Solar.” “On

environment

Analysis: Mercury rule will save lives in Maine

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed an analysis showing that reducing emissions of mercury and other toxic substances would have enormous health benefits. The power industry and several states