WERU News Report 2/20/13

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Meetings have been taking place across the state, as supporters of the proposed East-West Highway try to sell the project to the public, and opponents try to caution communities to look beyond the sales pitch. Opponents say the project is actually an East/West utilities corridor, and that despite denials, there are still unresolved questions about private property being taken by eminent domain. Last week some of them shared their concerns with Penobscot County Commissioners, and the commissioners responded. Here are some excerpts from that meeting, recorded for WERU by Jane Crosen