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One of the keys to the salvation of the 400-plus jobs at the Old Town Georgia-Pacific paper mill was supposed to be the installation of a new biomass boiler to generate the mill’s electricity and lower its costs.
Big biomass boiler bust
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  May 25, 2006


Mayor Jim Cohen’s Sustainable Portland Task Force was established May 1 in a unanimous city council vote.
Sustainable Portland is a go
By SARA DONNELLY  |  May 03, 2006
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Clean & green

Portland mayor Jim Cohen plans to convene nine environmental experts and advocates to study the city’s use of sustainable energy and conservation practices, and to identify ways to highlight Portland’s green businesses.
Portland may go sustainable, whatever that means
By SARA DONNELLY  |  April 19, 2006

Pollution Watch

Maine environmental activists hope a shake-up at the DEP will make the department more responsive to their interests. But will it?
Dredging the Department of Environmental Protection
By SARA DONNELLY  |  January 09, 2006