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Maine River Cleanup Spawns Controversy

More than thirty years ago, the Androscoggin River in Maine was a dramatic symbol of the problems facing many American rivers. The river was one of the country's most polluted, and was the inspiration for the 1972 Clean Water Act. Today, the Androscoggin'

Burning Controversy

Burning wood may be a natural, affordable alternative to fuels like oil or gas, but in Maine, outdoor wood boilers have ignited a controversy. The issue is the smoke they send up the chimney, and what's in it.

Buckets of Trout

Brook trout are in trouble throughout much of their native range in the eastern United States ?but they're alive and well in the waters of Maine.

Burning Controversy

Burning wood may be a natural, affordable alternative to fuels like oil or gas, but in Maine, outdoor wood boilers have ignited debate.

Downeast Conservation

Fired up by the fear of development, a tenacious group of Mainers negotiates with a timber company to buy and protect 340,000 acres of forested land.

Cash for Climate

Senator Cantwell (D-WA) explains her proposed method for limiting U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and reforming our energy sector. She calls it a "cap-and-dividend" approach, and says her bill could send energy consumers a monthly check in the mail, and cre