Jul 11, 2015

Maine Legislators tell governor - require an EIS of the megadredge plan

On July 7, 2015  a letter signed by 13 members of the Penobscot Bay caucus (of state legislators with districts adjoining Penobscot Bay), called on the Lepage Administration to require the US Army Corps of Engineers  to prepare an Environmental Impact study  of its proposal to carry out  a massive dredging and spoil dmping project in Searsport and Belfast, respectively
Here are voices from this historic event.

Intro
http://penbay.org/dredge/dredge_eis_pressconf_070715/wrfr_belfast_070715_stopdredgemtg_intro_9min35sec.mp3

Iselsboro selectman rep Arch Gillies, Islesboro selectman
http://penbay.org/dredge/dredge_eis_pressconf_070715/wrfr_belfast_070715_stopdredgemtg_islesboroan__alternativedredge_3min20sec.mp3

Wayne Canning Belfast lobsterman 1 min 58sec
http://penbay.org/dredge/dredge_eis_pressconf_070715/wrfr_belfast_070715_stopdredgemtg_wayne_canning_lobsterman_1min58sec.mp3

Meredith Ares 1min 30 sec
http://penbay.org/dredge/dredge_eis_pressconf_070715/wrfr_belfast_070715_stopdredgemtg_meredith_1min30sec.mp3

David Black Lobsterman  3min 22 sec
http://penbay.org/dredge/dredge_eis_pressconf_070715/wrfr_belfast_070715_stopdredgemtg_david_black_lobsterman_3min22sec.mp3

Tony Kulik and response by legislators 3min 45sec
http://penbay.org/dredge/dredge_eis_pressconf_070715/wrfr_belfast_070715_stopdredgemtg_tony_kulick_legisltorresponse_3min45sec.mp3

Legislators discuss 2min

http://penbay.org/dredge/dredge_eis_pressconf_070715/wrfr_belfast_070715_stopdredgemtg_legislators_2min35sec.mp3

Ron Huber and Arch Gillies, Islesboro Selectman 1min
http://penbay.org/dredge/dredge_eis_pressconf_070715/wrfr_belfast_070715_stopdredgemtg_ron_huber_gillies_1min.mp3

Mussel farm operator(?)
http://penbay.org/dredge/dredge_eis_pressconf_070715/wrfr_belfast_070715_stopdredgemtg_tourism_operator_2min30sec.mp3

Legislators discuss  7min
http://penbay.org/dredge/dredge_eis_pressconf_070715/wrfr_belfast_070715_stopdredgemtg_legis_discuss_7min30sec.mp3

Kim Ervin Tucker 3min
http://penbay.org/dredge/dredge_eis_pressconf_070715/wrfr_belfast_070715_stopdredgemtg_kim_ervin_tucker_3min.mp3


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