Mid-Coast Currents 11/19/12

Producer/Host: John Zavodny
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne
Program Topic: Searsport Maine LPG Tank

Key Discussion Points:
What are the arguments for and against the Searsport LPG tank?
How do people in the mid-coast think about the tank?
What have been the dynamics involved in the tank conversation?

Maryjean Crowe, an artist and educator, and Peter Wilkinson, a photographer and a journalist, are Belfast residents who got involved in the tank opposition after reading about DCP’s proposal in the newspapers, attending Thanks But No Tank presentations, and doing their own research.
Astrig Tanguay has owned and managed Searsport Shores Ocean Campground for twenty years. Astrig is a founding member of Thanks But No Tank, Astrig has been a vocal opponent of the DCP project. Astrig has served on the Maine Tourism Commission, the Maine Arts Commission, Maine Campground Owners Association, Penobscot Bay Steward BOD and is a founding member of both Friends of Penobscot Bay and Fiber College of Maine.
Searsport officials and proponents of the tank were not available to join us in the studio.

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