The bill that would have revived Maine’s plan for adapting to climate change was defeated on Wednesday, when the House voted to override the governor’s veto fell short by a single vote.
State legislative committee votes to put Maine back on track to develop a finished plan for adapting to its changing climate.
Nearly a dozen of the state’s top environmental groups turned out at a legislative hearing Thursday to urge the state to revive its plan to help Maine adapt to a changing climate.
Two freshman legislators have filed bills to make dealing with climate change once again a priority for state government.
Recent severe storms are the only the beginning of severe weather to come in the future thanks to climate change.
Corruption in small town Maine costs taxpayers $800,000 in the past five years.