Nov 9, 2013

At 11/6/13 press conference, legislators & public called for EIS of Searsport dredge plan. Audio of meeting

On November 6, 2013, bay activists held a well-attended press conference to discuss requiring the Army Corps of Engineers to carry out an environmental impact study of the proposed expansion dredging of Searsport Harbor.

The press conference featured three state legislators from the Marine Resources Committee, and an Islesboro selectman. It was also attended by concerned citizens.

Below are recordings (mp3) of the speakers and the questions they received from journalists and the public.

1 introduction 1 min

2 Representative Kumiega Chair Marine Resources Committee 1 min 34sec 

3 Senator Chris Johnson Marine Resources Committee  2 minutes

4 Rep Mick Devon, Marine Resources Committee 3min35sec

5. Arch Gillies, Islesboro Selectman 4min 35 sec

6 Q&A 1. 6min 37sec

7 Q&A 2. 5min 189sec

8. Q&A 3.  3min 47sec

9. Q&A 4.  4min 15sec

More photos from event 

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