Stories about Department of Environmental Protection

Pictured is one of the piles of fiber material stored on 70 acres in Warren at a former rifle range.

Cleanup of 15-year-old Warren waste pile hits another delay

By Stephen Betts on July 19, 2014, at 9:21 a.m.

EPA’s new water rule could hurt Maine farmers; Congress needs to ditch it

By Jon Olson on July 02, 2014, at 3:08 p.m.
A worker flattens trash at the Juniper Ridge Landfill in Old Town in January 2013.

BEP rejects appeals to alter tonnage limit at state-owned Juniper Ridge Landfill

By Christopher Cousins on June 19, 2014, at 5:15 p.m.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the Penobscot River Restoration Trust's request to decommission and remove the Veazie Dam in 2010. The dam will be breached on July 22.

Celebration lineup set for breaching of Veazie Dam

By Dawn Gagnon on July 13, 2013, at 11:48 a.m.

Group appeals permit for western Maine wind project

The Associated Press on Nov. 23, 2011, at 2:14 p.m.

State employee says she was demoted after testifying about BPA

By Judy Harrison on Oct. 18, 2011, at 2:54 p.m.

DEP says water, air in Wallagrass is safe after gas spill

By Jen Lynds on Sept. 30, 2011, at 6:22 p.m.

DEP to speak to Wallagrass residents about gas spill

By Jen Lynds on Sept. 26, 2011, at 6:12 p.m.

Orono, Stillwater dam upgrades to fill energy gap left by removal of other dams

By Nick McCrea on Sept. 21, 2011, at 5:36 p.m.

State offering free disposal of banned pesticides

By Kevin Miller on Aug. 18, 2011, at 5:59 p.m.

DEP commissioner to visit cleanup sites in Washburn, Wallagrass

By Jen Lynds on Aug. 03, 2011, at 6:41 p.m.

Environmental group accuses LePage of stalling BPA ban

By Meg Haskell on July 11, 2011, at 6:23 p.m.

Trash and recycling top Greenville board’s agenda

By Diana Bowley on July 09, 2011, at 3:32 p.m.

Legislature lays groundwork for stronger economy

By Stacey Guerin on June 30, 2011, at 8:44 p.m.

Forest fires and wind turbines: The danger no one is talking about

By Clyde MacDonald on June 29, 2011, at 6:19 p.m.

Wallagrass residents invited to DEP session

By Jen Lynds on June 28, 2011, at 4:11 p.m.

Necropsy to be performed on Conn. mountain lion

The Associated Press on June 22, 2011, at 9:05 p.m.

Gasoline spill cleanup continues in Wallagrass with no sign of water contamination

By Jen Lynds on June 20, 2011, at 8:16 p.m.

Conservation and the GOP: another view

By Ken Lamond on June 10, 2011, at 9:24 p.m.

LePage signs Kennebec River dredging bill

The Associated Press on June 06, 2011, at 3:35 p.m.