Stories about Department of Environmental Protection


Repeal of DEP conflict of interest rules will end in tears

By Neil Ward and Steve Hinchman on May 23, 2011, at 10:30 p.m.
Philip Congdon

LePage cabinet member resigns amid allegations of racist remarks

By Kevin Miller, BDN staff on April 27, 2011, at 12:21 p.m.

Maine AG says DEP commissioner appears ‘unqualified’ to serve

By Kevin Miller on April 27, 2011, at 10:22 a.m.

Accountability depends on separation of powers

By David Farmer on April 13, 2011, at 10:04 p.m.

Maine AG issues no opinion on DEP commissioner; EPA looking into matter

The Associated Press on April 06, 2011, at 6:07 p.m.

LePage touts cooperative approach with businesses

The Associated Press on April 02, 2011, at 8:58 a.m.

Critics question DEP commissioner’s eligibility for job

The Associated Press on March 25, 2011, at 7:15 a.m.

Federal grant will help expand hangars at Greenville Municipal Airport

By Diana Bowley on March 10, 2011, at 5:20 p.m.
Pete Didishein, advocacy director of the Natural Resources Council of Maine, speaks during a press conference at the State House in Augusta on Feb. 14, 2011. The group opposes Gov. Paul LePage's proposal to rewrite many of Maine's environmental regulations.

Hundreds flock to public hearing on LePage environmental proposals

By Kevin Miller on Feb. 14, 2011, at 12:30 p.m.

Chemical Caution

Bangor Daily News on Oct. 05, 2010, at 5:39 p.m.
With a growing number of studies showing that a chemical known as BPA may be harmful, especially to children, state policymakers are wise to take a prudent approach to its use in Maine.