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Tim Caverly: Protecting Paradise

Tim Caverly was a ranger with the Maine Department of Conservation for 32 years. During his last 18 years with the department, he was Regional Supervisor for the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. In trying to preserve the wilderness character of the Allagash, Tim ran...

PEERMail: Bad Actors Abound

We are working hard to prevent the Trump Administration from weakening our federal agencies and turning them into highly politicized autocracies. Almost every day brings a new challenge. On April 17th, we called on DOI’s Inspector General to investigate the illegal...

MAINE SENATOR MAKES A HABIT OF BULLDOZING

Washington, DC — The July 4th incident in which Maine Senator John Martin bulldozed and cut trees in the Allagash Wilderness Waterway corridor is just the latest example of a long pattern of activity, according to Public Employees for Environmental...

ATV TRAIL MASTER CHARGED WITH ILLEGAL LOGGING

Millinocket, ME —Trail Master Phillip LeBoeuf of the Red River Ryders ALL Terrain Vehicle (ATV) club of Winterville has been charged with unlawful cutting of trees on privately owned land in the Town of Eagle Lake, according to information released today by...

LURC COMMISSIONER’S VIOLATIONS REMAIN UNRESOLVED

Millinocket, ME — Contrary to agency assurances, James Nadeau, Commissioner of the Land Use Regulation Commission (LURC), still has unresolved penalties under the very laws he is supposed to be administering, according to agency documents released today by Maine...

LAND USE VIOLATIONS BY LURC COMMISSIONER STILL OPEN

Millinocket, ME – James Nadeau, a member of the Land Use Regulation Commission (LURC), still has pending enforcement actions involving him under the very laws he is supposed to be administering, according to agency documents released today by Maine Public...

NEW LURC COMMISSIONER HAS HISTORY OF VIOLATIONS

Millinocket, ME — The newly appointed Commissioner for the Land Use Regulation Commission (LURC) managed towns that received multiple citations for violating the laws he will now be administering, according to documents released today by Maine Public Employees...

LURC EMPLOYEE RESIGNS IN PROTEST

Millinocket, MAINE–An enforcement specialist with the Land Use Regulatory Commission (LURC) stepped down Monday, charging that the agency managers consistently impede investigations and sidestep environmental laws, according to his resignation letter released...

LATEST LURC SETTLEMENT IS “LAST HURRAH” FOR ENFORCEMENT

Millinocket, Maine–When the Land Use Regulatory Commission (LURC) decides whether to ratify a civil settlement with Clayton Lake Woodlands today, it may be the last major enforcement action the agency is able to see through, according to Maine Public Employees...

JUNKYARD OWNER THREATENING STATE INSPECTORS

Turner, ME – The owner of a junkyard on the Nezinscot River illegally threatened Department of Environmental Protection inspectors with violence, according to a petition filed today by Maine PEER.The organization is asking the Androscoggin County District...