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...
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...