WERU News Report 12/18/12

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

The mining industry rewrites Maine’s laws for themselves, & what’s the plan for all that LPG?

*Who is involved in the re-writing of Maine’s mining regulations? *What are the potential impacts of open-pit mining in the state? *What are some of the questions & speculation about uses for the large amounts of LPG that DCP would like to import through Searsport?

-Interview with Dylan Vorhees, Natural Resources Council of Maine (www.nrcm.org)
-Recorded excerpts from Searsport Planning Board public hearings in November 2012