WERU News Report 4/29/14

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

There’s another new development in the Searsport dredge and dump controversy to report this week. The Army Corps of Engineers- the federal agency promoting the project- has apparently failed to take into account the close proximity of a muscle farming operation. Pemaquid Muscle Farm is located just 5000 feet from the proposed dump site. This despite the fact that it is clearly shown on charts of the area. Kim Tucker, one of the attorneys that helped defeat the LPG tank proposal in Searsport, represents the Pemaquid Muscle Farm: