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Lincoln files legal objection over cleanup plans for bankrupt mill

In court documents filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Maine, the town of Lincoln is objecting to the scope of a cleanup agreement between the bankrupt Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC and...

Biomass firm faces challenge in mill purchase

The biomass company EMEP LLC is facing challenges in getting the funding it needs for the redevelopment of the former Great Northern Paper mill in East Millinocket as a biorefinery and energy park.

Interior secretary completes fact-finding tour of Katahdin national monument

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wrapped up a fact-finding tour of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument on Thursday expressing appreciation for its natural beauty and hinting at an openness...

Netherlands company acquires South Portland's Grow-Tech

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Anania & Associates Investment Co. announced today that it has sold Grow-Tech LLC, one of its portfolio companies, to the Netherlands-based floricultural company Dümmen Orange for an undisclosed...

What’s next for Maine’s papermaking industry?

A exhibit opening next week at the Maine Historical Society will look at the history of the paper industry in Maine, but also ask what’s next.

Auction set for former Madison paper mill equipment


New Mill Capital Holdings, in partnership with Perry Videx and Infinity Asset Solutions, will hold a three-day online sale for more than 3,000 pieces of paper mill equipment in Madison.

Federal grant to help beekeepers and maple producers find their 'sweet spot'

A $498,462 grant will support research at the University of Maine that has a goal of helping beekeepers and maple syrup producers find their “sweet spot.”

Bill to support Maine's loggers earns bipartisan committee vote


The Legislature's State and Local Government Committee on Wednesday gave bipartisan support to a bill that would support growth in Maine's traditional forest product industries by giving preference...

Passamaquoddy Tribe generates revenue through carbon credits

The Passamaquoddy Tribe recently received a “Project Developer of the Year” award from the Climate Action Reserve for generating the most carbon offset credits in 2016.

Effort underway to save Maine's top maple sugar plantation

If Big Six Forest, a maple tree plantation located in Somerset County and said to produce around 25% of Maine's total maple syrup production, doesn't receive a conservation easement, owner Paul...