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Does saving bureaucracy equal saving the environment?

Lance Tapley's article, "Lawmakers Mostly Stand Up Against Environmental Assault" (May 25) claims that Natural Resources Committee (NRC) Chair, Senator Tom Saviello, may have saved Maine's environment this session.
Letters to the Portland Phoenix editors, June 1, 2012
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  June 01, 2012
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Cleaning up Maine's sleaze

When tourists admire Maine's picturesque waterfronts, they aren't close enough to smell the barrels reeking with rotting lobster bait.
Politicians have left it to the people
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  March 18, 2009
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Toxinland

I tried to find the answers to two questions: why did the Legislature pass LD 141, and why did Hillary Lister chain herself to the railing of the House gallery on April 11?
Welcome to Maine, the way toxic waste emissions should be
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  May 10, 2006
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Sticking it to political reformers

State House Dems don't get mad, they get even.
Power play gives State House Democrats control of 'nonpartisan' activist group
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  January 12, 2006