Comments for: Extreme downpours in Maine 74 percent more frequent than 65 years ago, study says

Posted July 31, 2012, at 5:58 p.m.
Last modified July 31, 2012, at 6:18 p.m.

PORTLAND | While drought cripples agriculture in the American Midwest, New England has seen an 85 percent increase in extreme downpours over the past six decades — and both troubling weather patterns can be blamed on global warming, a group of scientists, environmental advocates and politicians said Tuesday. Democratic …

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