Comments for: South Portland becomes ground zero for Maine tar sands debate; new rules headed for vote

Posted Aug. 19, 2013, at 11:30 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 20, 2013, at 7:39 a.m.

SOUTH PORTLAND | The battle over whether transportation of so-called tar sands oil should be allowed through Maine came to a head Monday night in South Portland, where the City Council considered an ordinance intended to block the controversial fuel once and for all. Maine’s fourth-largest city has become …

Guidelines for posting on

The Bangor Daily News encourages comments about stories, but you must follow our terms of service.

  1. Keep it civil and stay on topic
  2. No vulgarity, racial slurs, name-calling or personal attacks.
  3. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked.
The primary rule here is pretty simple: Treat others with the same respect you'd want for yourself. Here are some guidelines (see more):

Similar Articles