Monday, December 9, 2013
The state is asking residents to report sightings of the pest.
An overhaul aimed at updating standards alarms environmentalists.
Researchers say changing ocean conditions could be causing them to move, which could have critical effects on Maine's fisheries.
While some residents are blaming respiratory problems on air pollution, Schiller Station says it’s in compliance.
As the BEP gets ready for its meeting, public response is running strongly against the proposed changes.
The Board of Environmental Protection begins deliberations over a controversial proposal to streamline the process of getting a mining permit.
But those who speak in support of easing the standards say the changes would create jobs.
Cities and towns are harvesting their own wood for town services, a newly recycled concept with a history in Maine going back 200 years.
But the state DEP, which is devising new mining rules for Maine, calls the 20-year-old pollution warnings outdated.
As storms approach, Mainers are advised to leave Tuesday or wait until Thanksgiving Day.