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Maine scientist’s firing from deca panel draws ire

PORTLAND – An environmental advocacy group is charging that the removal of a scientist from Maine from an external review panel advising the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on fire retardants was an unwarranted bow to industry that illustrates an anti-consumer double standard. The Environmental Working Group said documents it obtained …

Damon presses for rail tax break

WASHINGTON – Advocating for legislation to increase freight rail infrastructure, state Sen. Dennis Damon, D-Trenton, co-chairman of the Maine Legislature’s Transportation Committee, traveled to Washington last week to meet with Maine’s congressional delegation. As part of “Railroad Day on the Hill,” Damon was joined in Washington by more than 450 …

Evaluating hazardous consumer products

Last week, while LD 2048, An Act to Protect Children’s Health and the Environment from Toxic Chemicals in Toys and Children’s Products, was being debated in the Legislature, a hearing was held before another committee on LD 1977, recommending statewide screening that would lead to intensive treatment of autism. How …