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On Jan. 9, 2018 the ME Legislature Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs will hold a public hearing on L.D. 1510, An Act to Authorize A General Fund Bond Issue to Fund Wastewater Infrastructure Projects for Ratification by Voters in the June 2017 Election. (This bond was carried over from the last legislative session, if approved, the vote date would be modified.)  This bond, if approved, will provide grant funds for wastewater infrastructure.  The bond has broad support from a coalition of entities, including the Maine Water Environment Association and the Maine Rural Water Association. For more info go to: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/MEDEP/bulletins/1d01f74.

MCA’s questions about DMR’s proposed fishing restrictions for New Meadows Lake.

Download the Maine Clammers Association’s Municipal Management Guide and take it to your next Shellfish Committee meeting. Ask shellfish managers to adopt an active management approach that is based in ecology and includes the development and implementation of large-scale clam protection projects.

Maine Clammers Association -Newsletter fact sheet

Read our entire 2017 newsletter here.