"Also, now that the legislature and governorship is in Republican hands there is LESS INTEREST IN CURBING ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS to Maine children; . . . in Land for Maine's Future and other efforts to preserve open space in Maine; . . . in curbing sprawl and even in supporting small downtown businesses in the face of big box competition; . . . in the full range of environmental values that has given Maine cleaner air and cleaner water and a 'brand' that has people seeing Maine as a healthy, clean and natural home and destination. So . . . now that you ask, I have to say that overall, I am very worried for the near-term future of the Maine environment."
Deirdre Fulton can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
: The Editorial Page
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