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MOUNTAIN X: WOULD YOU ISSUE A PERMIT TO THIS MINE

A Clinical Reassessment of Bald Mountain, Aroostook County Maine February 28th, 2014  LD 1772 A Resolution to Reject Maine’s Draft Mining Rules Dear Co-Chairs Boyle and Welsh & Members of the Joint Standing Committee On Environment & Natural Resources: I … Continue reading

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GIant Cups of Poison: The Politics of Mining & Mining Science For Sale

Dr. Robert Moran, has been out front in calling attention to the existence of a body of “fake science” that is creeping its way into public policy, mostly in the form of mathematical models purporting to predict the behavior of … Continue reading

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REPEAL OF MAINE’S MINING STATUE UP FOR ACTION LATER THIS MONTH

Something astonishing is happening in the Maine legislature.  On April 29th at 9:00 AM , LD1059, a bill ,  aptly titled “An Act To Protect Maine’s Environment and Natural Resources Jeopardized by Mining”  will almost certainly result in repeal of … Continue reading

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