WERU News Report 5/16/12

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Program Topics: Bar Harbor Signs Resolution Opposing Corporate Personhood; Massive LPG Tank Proposal Is Now in Planning Board’s Hands

Key Discussion Points:
a) Last night Bar Harbor joined other cities across the country in adopting resolutions opposing the Citizens United decision (FMI: www.resolutionsweek.org www.movetoamend.org )
b) Specifics re: the resolution
c) Monday night at the Searsport Planning Board meeting, the board discussed the LNG proposal and how they plan to proceed
d) Tom Gocze talks about that plan and his on-going concerns.

Guests:
A) Gary Friedmann of Concerned Citizens of Bar Harbor, one of the organizers of the resolution put before the town council last night
B) Tom Gocze, Searsport home owner and business owner whose property abuts the site of the proposed LNG facility

Call In Program: No