Data from the Maine Climate Office shows that Maine’s average winter low is rising.
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Legislative committee considering bill to allow fast track permitting and wharves built up to four feet higher than previously allowed.
A quick guide to planning the transition shift off fossil fuels.
"When a storm sweeps through like that it's a financial shock.”
Maine is amid an anxious moment, staring down a future of ever-worsening extremes. Actions taken now will help ease harms that future holds.
The amount of road salt being using, coupled with leaking old septic systems and an increased use of fertilizers and pesticides to kill ticks and mosquitoes and manage invasive plants, are among the greatest threats to future water supply.
Online tools, energy auditors and even neighbors make for great resources.