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WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) announces a federal grant to help preserve over 90 acres at Woodward Point in Brunswick. The funding for this project comes U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Coast Wetlands Conservation Grant Program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –While Mainers prepare for tomorrow’s scheduled Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) hearing in Augusta on the Trump Administration’s coastal drilling plan, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) isn’t waiting until then to send Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke a clear message on her opposition.
PORTLAND, Maine—Today Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) and Phil Coupe, co-founder of Maine solar installer Revision Energy, released statements opposing the Trump Administration’s proposed 30 percent tariff on imported solar panels. The country’s $28 billion solar industry gets about 80 percent of its solar panels from imports.
During debate of a package of Appropriations Bills in the House of Representatives on July 26, 2017, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree spoke out in support of issues important to Maine.
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Funding
Waterpower and Alternative Energy Programs
PORTLAND, ME – Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today received the first-ever Environmental Champion Award from Environment Maine for her “consistent, strong, and effective leadership” in protecting public health and the environment in Congress.