Regulators have asked a company receiving state subsidies to explain why loggers supplying the plants report not being paid in more than a month.
A bill that would require ships transferring fuel in Maine waters to use protective devices meant to block the spread of oil in the case of a spill is likely dead.
The area is being closed because vessels in that area have reached their cumulative annual limit of 70,000 pounds of scallops.
Since 2010, The Northern Border Regional Commission has funded 26 projects in Maine with a total of $5.4 million in grants
The company expects to get its new generator online by mid-2019. That’s a longer period offline than its contract with Emera Maine allows. The current agreement otherwise would expire April 21.