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Price of home heating oil in Maine inches up

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The statewide average cash price for No. 2 heating oil was $2.77 per gallon, 7 cents higher than a month ago, Gov. Paul LePage's energy office said Wednesday.

Three Mainers recognized by EPA for environmental achievements

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Three Maine residents received awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday for their work to protect the state's environment.

CMP still working on recovery after storm left 30,000 without power

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Crews from Central Maine Power Co. continue to repair damage this morning from intense thunderstorms that raced through southern and coastal Maine at midday Thursday and left almost 30,000 customers...

Survey: Maine electric car owners love their cars, save money on fuel

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The Natural Resources Council of Maine released today the results of its second comprehensive survey of Maine's registered electric car owners. Among its findings: There are twice as many electric...

Summit Natural Gas of Maine completes $4M expansion project in Sidney

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Summit Natural Gas of Maine activated natural gas service to Pike Industries in Sidney over the weekend, marking the completion of the company’s summer expansion project to the town.

Portland Pipe Line Corp. weighs appeal of ‘Clear Skies’ ruling

A federal judge at U.S. District Court in Portland ruled Friday that South Portland’s 2014 “Clear Skies” ordinance banning on bulk crude oil imports into the city did not violate...

E2Tech plans gubernatorial debate over energy-related issues

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The Environmental & Energy Technology Council of Maine, better known as E2Tech, is hosting a gubernatorial debate on issues of “energy, environment, technology and economic development”...

Winter Harbor receives $1.3M in federal funding for its wastewater facility

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The Hancock County town of Winter Harbor will receive $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development to upgrade its wastewater treatment system. The funds...

CMP says ‘We’re sorry’ for response to billing complaints

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Central Maine Power launched television ads on Monday featuring its President and CEO Douglas Herling apologizing for the utility’s failure to adequately respond to customer complaints about a...

SJW Group's merger with Maine Water Co.'s parent is now an all-cash deal

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SJW Group (NYSE: SJW) and Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTWS) ("Connecticut Water") today announced that they have amended the terms of their previously announced...