R. Lee: Protect Maine's environment

The Department of Environmental Protection’s new mining rules should be of concern to all Maine residents.

It shouldn’t matter whether it is Aroostook, Androscoggin or any county in Maine — no amount of new employment and corporate profit is worth poisoning our water and land resources.

Let’s take our state motto seriously and “lead” the country with a clean environment for all. People and businesses of this new century who care will find Maine a special place to live, locate and grow.

Richard Lee Jr., Turner

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PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Absolutely, Maine's (and

Absolutely, Maine's (and America's) environment must be protected; from those who have turned trying to save it into a religion that worships at the altar of cap and trade. We need to save the environment all right; from those who are obsessed with trying to save it.


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