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EPA Wood Stove Proposals Can Cause Price Jump For Customers

| March 12, 2014

Officials and residents in Maine are worried that a federal proposal to reduce wood smoke pollution, will make new stoves too expensive. Here’s more on what the proposal is about, and how it can impact local retailers and manufactures. The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing upgrades to wood stoves and other wood burning devices to […]

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Cities and Towns Get Reimbursed for Landfill Closing and Clean Up Costs

| October 2, 2013

Some cities and towns are being reimbursed for landfill closure costs. The department of Environmental Protection is repaying a total of about 4 million dollars. 12 communities in the state will get a total of almost 2 hundred thousand dollars. A check for 15 thousand 837 dollars and 76 cents was presented to the city […]

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DEP Hosts Final Gas Spill Update

| July 13, 2012

Residents gathered to hear the latest on the Wallagrass gas spill Thursday night. The Department of Environmental Protection says cleanup efforts are looking positive. News Source 8s Gina DiPietro explains where they’re at now, and where they’ll go from here.

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