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House Rejects Proposed Mining Rules

House Rejects Proposed Mining Rules

| March 31, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s Democratic-led House has voted to direct the Department of Environmental Protect to re-submit new mining regulations. The House voted 98-39 on Monday in favor of rejecting the regulations drafted by the department and asking it to come up with new rules and submit them to the Legislature by February 2016. […]

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Residents Informed about Potential Mining on Bald Mountain

Residents Informed about Potential Mining on Bald Mountain

| December 22, 2012

It’s been a back and forth issue in our area for a while — the idea of mining at Bald Mountain. Experts say it’s a great way to create jobs and foster economic growth. But locals are worried about what it’ll do to the environment. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli attended an informational meeting on […]

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APP-LEAD Meeting

APP-LEAD Meeting

| September 28, 2012

Two business development organizations hosted a breakfast meeting to update the business community on its accomplishments, upcoming events and to provide an update on preparations for mining at Bald Mountain. NewsSource 8′s Dick Palm has the story.

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Mining Project on Bald Mountain Causes Back and Forth Debate

Mining Project on Bald Mountain Causes Back and Forth Debate

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

A discussion will take place on Friday at the State Legislature in Augusta on changing Maine’s mining law. The initiative is proposed by Rep. John Martin of Eagle Lake and could directly impact the possibility of a mining project being launched on Bald Mountain in Aroostook County and near the towns of Ashland and Portage. […]

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