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Seas rising faster along East Coast, study says

From Cape Hatteras, N.C., to just north of Boston, sea levels are rising much faster than they are around the globe, putting one of the world's most high-value coasts in danger of flooding, government researchers report.

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Moms turn in signatures to extend chemical ban

More than a dozen mothers turned in signatures today to try to compel the state Board of Environmental Protection to ban the chemical bisphenol-A from baby and toddler food packaging.

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Maine Has Long Mining History

Gov. Paul Maine has signed a new mining regulatory bill, but that doesn't mean mining is new in Maine. In fact, it has a long history in the state going back to the early 1800s, when iron and lead extractions added to the state's better-known granite and limestone quarrying industries.  Environmentalists are worried that the law will weaken current mining regulations.

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