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Bangor Daily: New Hampshire investor in torrefied wood has drawn more than $142M in tax breaks, state loan – 10/28/13

By Nick Sambides Jr., BDN Staff Cate Street Capital had never before run a paper mill, and arguably the company’s biggest reason for coming to Maine is to try a commercially untested technology without contractually guaranteed customers or suppliers. But … Continue reading

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Bill threatening national park in the Katahdin region rejected

October 30, 2013 Bill threatening national park in the Katahdin region rejected The Maine Legislative Council today rejected a bill proposed for the 2014 regular session of the Maine Legislature by Rep. Steve Stanley (D-Medway), which could threaten the establishment … Continue reading

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A National Treasure in Maine Deserves National Support And National Attention

REFLECTIONS FROM THE NORTHEAST REGIONAL DIRECTOR A National Treasure in Maine Deserves National Support And National Attention Alexander R. Brash, NE Regional Director, NPCA Bringing great ideas and great projects to fruition is never easy, and creating a great new … Continue reading

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Response to: Politics Raise A Potential Roadblock to Creation Of A “MWNP”

Jym St. Pierre, Maine Director of RESTORE: The North Woods, responds below to Maine lawmakers resolve to oppose the creation of a national park. Maine Lawmakers Resolve to Oppose Creation of a National Park 06/17/2011   Reported By: Susan Sharon With … Continue reading

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Roxanne Quimby is Changing Minds

Maine’s next national park? Roxanne Quimby is changing minds about her vision for 70,000 acres of northern Maine By Douglas Rooks, Special to the Sun Journal Jun 05, 2011 12:00 am   Roxanne Quimby talks about her plans for the … Continue reading

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Protect Our Parks From More Budget Cuts

Target: U.S. Congress Sponsored by: National Parks Conservation Association Yellowstone, Gettysburg, the Statue of Liberty and Everglades are among the many national parks that we — as Americans — fund to celebrate our natural wonders and commemorate history for all … Continue reading

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Katahdin Region’s Uncertain Future

Editorial The Bangor Daily News May 27, 2011 For lawmakers considering a state purchase of a landfill in hopes of spurring the purchase of paper mills in the Katahdin region, there are no easy answers. Will a state takeover of … Continue reading

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Editorial: Quimby’s land plans reasonable, sensitive

Bangor Daily News May 10, 2011, at 9:04 p.m. Mainers believe deeply in the rights of individual property owners. Unless the property owner is Roxanne Quimby. Quimby has become as important a player in the Maine North Woods as any paper company … Continue reading

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Quimby Presents Plan for National Park, Donations

Submitted by George Smith on Tue, 05/10/2011 – 8:15am. Five years ago Roxanne Quimby reached out to her major critics – including me – to talk about the future of her Maine lands. At that time I could never have … Continue reading

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Letter: Maine Woods National Park would be economic boost

Portland Press Herald May 7, 2011 A recent letter (“North Woods park would deprive Maine of revenues,” Maine Sunday Telegram, May 1) suggested that if philanthropist Roxanne Quimby’s lands in the Maine woods are donated as a national park, it … Continue reading

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