Category Archives: carbon emmissions

LD1750 Propriety Jurisdiction and Free For All On Administrative Procedure

April 21, 2014  The following post speaks to a version of LD1750 that existed at the time this was written.  On a holliday weekend, I sent the content of this post to Senate President Justin Alfond, Jeff McCabe and all … Continue reading

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MM&A Under Insured For LacMegantic Tragedy & Seeking Bankruptcy Protection MM&A carried only $25 million in insurance for an estimated loss of $200 million, including clean up at Lac Megantic.  Portland Attorney for MM&A ( and whoever those 20 anonymous investors are whose names we all need to learn).there … Continue reading

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Activists Must Shift theTar Sands Campaign To Energy Policy & Reduced Consumption

The State Department has announced that it finds no objection to the newly configured XL pipeline, meaning, on a preponderance of evidence it is in the national interest. Providing a “MarketLink” for our own dirty Bakken is a significant aspect of… Continue reading

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TAR SANDS TO PORTLAND? Across Maine To St. John The Real Risk.

Tar Sands to Portland? I don’t think so. Not crude-bitumen anyway(dilbit) like the western Trans Canada Pipeline. It would almost certainly be carrying refined tar sands synthetic crude or refined fuel product from Suncor’s Sarnia Ontario. That is… Continue reading

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