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Security Experts Warn of Mega-Tank Risks

News feature below from The Free Press by Christine Parrish Feature Writer A winter storm prevented Richard Clarke, a counter-terrorism expert and international security advisor, from reaching Searsport for the second time this winter to give testimony on the safety … Continue reading

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February 11 Searsport Planning Board Public Hearings

Islesboro Islands Trust LPG Update Richard A Clarke will talk with the Searsport Planning Board in Searsport Monday, February 11 as the LPG hearings resume at 6 p.m. in the Searsport High School. Clarke and his team will be available … Continue reading

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Alerting the public to potential danger in Searsport

An Op ed in the Bangor Daily News By Randall Parr, Special to the BDN Posted Feb. 03, 2013, at 3:28 p.m. Last modified Feb. 03, 2013, at 6:37 p.m. In themselves, neither tanks nor propane are problematic. Tanks are … Continue reading

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Good Harbor Says ‘Deny Permit’

from the Free Press… Counter-Terrorism Expert Recommends Denying Permit for DCP Propane Tank Public hearings in Searsport January 17-18 by Christine Parrish A former national security advisor, Richard Clarke, has recommended that the Searsport Planning Board deny permits to DCP … Continue reading

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Richard A. Clarke recommends denying permit

Islesboro Islands Trust PO Box 182, Islesboro ME 04848 http://www.islesboroislandstrust.org NEWS RELEASE For immediate release:                                     Contact: Stephen Miller, Executive Director Monday, January 14, 2013                                            207-734-6907 / iitsmill@gmail.com                                                                                     Steve Hinchman, Project Attorney 207-837-8637 / stevehinchman@gmail.com _________________________________________________________________________________________ … Continue reading

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Outside the Cafeteria…

This report by Christine Parrish of the Free Press. Serving the Public   After removing Ben Crimaudo from a public meeting for  whispering, Searsport police officers close the doors to the cafeteria to  block reporters from following. Video photos courtesy … Continue reading

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Trading Lobster for Cheeseburgers

Another solid reporting job by Christine Parrish of The Free Press Dollars Matter When Tourism and Industry Clash Searsport & the Big Tank “The tank will be a billboard for Searsport,” says Buddy Hall, owner of the popular Anglers Restaurant, above. … Continue reading

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Friday Night’s Hearing covered by Ben Holbrook in The Republican Journal

Strong opposition to Searsport LPG tank voiced during public hearing Opponents outnumber proponents during hearing By Ben Holbrook | Dec 03, 2012 Photo by: Ben HolbrookProponents and opponents to a proposed LPG tank in  Searsport were given the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Public Hearings Done, Work to do

Our final tally of people who spoke at the public hearing: 40 total. 34 spoke out against the tank many with very convincing data, arguments, questions and opinions. 5 statements could be classified as pro-DCP Midstream. Among these five:  one … Continue reading

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Public Hearings Day 5

Truly phenomenal. Thanks to all the people that came, witnessed, and spoke tonight against the mega-tank in Searsport.  We couldn’t imagine it going any better. Truly phenomenal: we had more than 35 residents from all over the region opposed to … Continue reading

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