DEP to make oil train data public again

DEP to make oil train data public again

AUGUSTA — After nearly five months of silence on the subject, state environmental officials will resume releasing information about the passage of oil trains through Maine. The change in policy follows consultations with the Attorney General’s office on a...
Maine’s future with Irving

Maine’s future with Irving

Editor’s note: This is the final story in a three-part series investigating the Irving corporate presence in Maine and New Brunswick and its implications for the state’s future. If the giant, ever-growing Irving corporations were to have a larger presence in Maine,...
New Brunswick, Irving company province

New Brunswick, Irving company province

Editor’s note: This is the second story in a three-part series investigating the Irving corporate presence in Maine and New Brunswick and its implications for the state’s future. SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK — If you cruise down the superhighway that crosses this...
Irving: No more ‘oil trains’ in Maine

Irving: No more ‘oil trains’ in Maine

Last week, protesters in Portland and Fairfield took to the streets to oppose the movement of oil tank trains through the state bound for the Irving Oil refinery in Saint John, New Brunswick. The events were part of a nationwide campaign against dangerous oil being...