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UMaine-led Offshore Wind Project Loses Key Grant

| May 7, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A University of Maine-led offshore wind pilot project has failed to a win a key $47 million grant from the federal government. The Department of Energy said Wednesday that the Maine Aqua Ventus project was selected as an alternate and could resubmit later if one of the winners falls short of […]

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UMaine Cuts

| March 28, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The University of Maine will cut about $10 million from its annual budget and lay off about seven non-faculty employees. Officials said Friday that the cuts will not result in layoffs of any faculty members or the elimination of any academic programs. The Portland Press Herald reports the school will find […]

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UMaine Cuts

| March 7, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The University of Maine System will cut up to 165 jobs in the coming year and the number could grow because of additional cuts that are under consideration, Chancellor James Page told state lawmakers Friday. The university system is already facing a $36 million shortfall but another $9 million could be […]

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Offshore Wind

| September 24, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Lawmakers and environmental groups are continuing to urge the University of Maine to release details about the offshore wind project proposal. The university says releasing information will put it at a competitive disadvantage and that confidential proposals are the norm. But some say that the high-profile nature of the projects makes […]

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UMFK Looks to Cut Ties with Foreign Oil

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Up in the Valley, the University of Maine at Fort Kent┬ácelebrated its ongoing effort to cut ties with foreign oil. News Source 8s Gina DiPietro explains how it’s possible.

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