Monthly Archives: September 2013

Rock pile, stunted growth are legacy of old mine

This is a reformat & reprint of an Article on the Callahan Mine originally printed in the Bangor Daily News August 14, 1979 which will make it easier to quote & refer to its content. ( Thank you Eric A. … Continue reading

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LOST ACCOUNTABILITY TO GROUND & SURFACE WATER PROTECTION UNDER MAINE’S MINING STATUTE

Our 2011 Mining Statute effectively exempted mining from a broad legislative standard that applies to all other large scale projects in the state of Maine including those of the state itself and of all the states municipalities. See the testimony … Continue reading

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IS MAINE FREE OF THE THREATS OF ROLLING PIPELINE? Rescued by the Market?

The market may have come to our rescue reducing the spread between imported crudes and Bakken to  appoint where there is not, at the moment at least, an economic incentive to ship Bakken east.  Here is an excellent analysis  of what … Continue reading

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