Maine Committee Eyes Moratorium on ‘Tar Sands’ Oil

Sun Journal: A bill creating a two-year moratorium on the transportation of "tar sands" oil in Maine pit environmental groups against those who say the ban would have far-reaching negative effects on the economy during testimony before the Legislature`s Environment and Natural Resources Committee on Monday. The bill, LD 1363, calls for a legislative resolve setting the moratorium while directing the state`s Department of Environmental Protection to study the potential impacts of moving oil sands, known by......

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