Environmentalists: Clean Energy Just as Bad as Dirty Energy

A Maine power company has offered to build a power transmission line so the state of Massachusetts can obtain power from a hydroelectric utility company in Quebec, Canada. This being done to stick to the Massachusetts Republican Governor’s carbon footprint reduction campaign. There is one tiny problem: environmentalists with the Natural Resources Defense Council and…

How PeTA harassed Maine’s lobster industry

Chris Schorr of The Bangor Daily News has written an essay on how People for the Extortion, Terror and Abuse of human beings (PeTA) harassed Maine’s lobster industry. During October of 2013 Schorr attended a protest outside LL Bean heiress Linda Bean’s restaurant located in Freeport. There, a protest hosted by a local PeTA affiliate…

The truth about so-called “puppy mills”

The state of Maine is considering legislation that will, if enacted, ban the practice of importing animals purchased from out of state. It seeks to prohibit pet stores from selling cats and dogs that were not raised in that shop. The bill is the first of its kind to be introduced in a state that…

Maine ranks fifth in vaccination opt-outs

The Centers for Disease Control reported Monday that the state of Maine ranks fifth in terms of parents who decline or outright refuse to vaccinate their kids. The conclusion was based on the amount of reported unvaccinated children attending kindergarten in the state. Maine officials are concerned and what’s worse is that, according to the…