Mid-Coast Currents 4/19/13

Host: John Zavodny
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: Searsport Maine LPG Tank

Key Discussion Points:
1 Why was the LPG tank permit denied by the Searsport Planning Board?
2 What is next for members of Thanks But No Tank?
3 What are some lessons to be learned from TBNT success?

a 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.
b Ken Agabian started working as the Thanks but No Tank coordinator in July 2012. Since then Ken has travelled the mid coast talking about the tank in Searsport and has communicated weekly the status of the project and what folks could do. Formerly, Ken worked with nonprofits in the arts and publishing worlds and is a graduate of Clark University, Worcester, Mass. where he was a student intern at the Environmental Protection Agency.

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