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Urgency needed to address climate change in Maine

November 5, 2020

Op-ed in the Bangor Daily News by Daniel Oppenheim, MD, PSR Maine member.

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Solar success

August 13, 2019

Passage of the most recent version of a solar energy bill, LD 1711, is good news for Maine. The legislation was sponsored by Lincoln County Sen. Dana Dow, a Republican,…

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Letter to the editor: Maine should lead in phasing toxins out of food packaging

August 13, 2019

As a species, we seem to be spectacularly resistant to the cautionary lessons of history. Humans began using lead several thousand years ago. But we are still trying to address…

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Resolution focusing on preventing nuclear war is worthy of support

April 1, 2019

If there is one thing in Maine we can all agree about, it is protecting children, no matter where they live. Here in Lewiston, I see examples of that every…

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Scarborough lawmakers should back solar bill

February 12, 2018

The Forecaster Letter to the editor from Mark Follansbee on a proposed law that would protect Maine’s solar industry. “New rules, which will be implemented in just a few months,…

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