Upstream Battle

Upstream Battle

Ellie Daniels, center, whose property abuts a proposed indoor salmon farm in Belfast, has filed a lawsuit against the city of Belfast claiming that residents weren’t given enough time to review approvals given to Nordic Aquafarms, the Norwegian company that wants to...
State to reconsider hiding oil train data

State to reconsider hiding oil train data

AUGUSTA — The state committee charged with promoting transparency in government is asking lawmakers to overhaul a 2015 law that made secret information about the transportation of crude oil and other hazardous materials by railroad through Maine. The legislature’s...
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...