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...
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,...