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Maine Governor Lepage escalated the river dispute between Penobscot Nation and state government by calling on our elected officials in Washington to "intervene" (interfere) in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) efforts to protect Penobscot fishing rights and ensure a clean, healthy river for all. For those who feel compelled to help Penobscots and the beautiful River we all love, addresses for our Washington delegates are provided below. We encourage you to raise your voice. They heard from Lepage, now they should hear from the People. And if you'd like to send words of appreciation or a thank-you note along to the Environmental Protection Agency for protecting the health of the Penobscot River, that address is provided below as well. LePage presents a looming threat of industrialization and accompanying territorial theft at the hands of state government. --- Maria Girouard
Governor Letter to Senators and Congressmen "Clean Water Act," Aug. 31
Escalation of an Age-Old Conflict Update from the trenches
Work by nineteen artists who live or create art in the areas threatened by the East-West Corridor proposed by Cianbro Corporation are now available for sale at www.ewcartshow.weebly.com
Through the work of these artists, the people, culture, and landscapes threatened by this asphalt, pipeline, and conduit belt across Maine are featured. Artists are generously donating a percentage of all work that sells to Defending Water for Life's organizing efforts to stop the Corridor for good!
Contact Stop the East-West Corridor coalition at firstname.lastname@example.org; (207)495-3648.