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King Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Accelerate Research, Development of Wood Building Construction in United...

U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) today announced his support for the Timber Innovation Act, bipartisan legislation introduced last month by Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) that would support the advancement of the forest products industry by accelerating research and development – and ultimately construction – of wood buildings in the United States.

Senate Passes Energy and Water Funding Bill Supporting Critical Infrastructure, Energy Projects in Maine

With the support of U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, the Senate today passed the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, bipartisan legislation that funds U.S. Department of Energy programs and critical water infrastructure projects administered by the Army Corps of Engineers.

Public Witness Hearing on Maine Natural Gas Proposed Increases in Rates

On Thursday June 18, 2015, the Maine Public Utilities Commission (Commission) will hold a public witness hearing to hear citizen views on the Maine Natural Gas (MNG) proposed increases in rates. The public witness hearing will take place in the Multi-Purpose Room at Brunswick High School located at 116 Maquoit Rd., Brunswick, ME and will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Senators Collins, King Urge Investment in New Technologies to Improve ‘Rapidly Aging’ American Transportation...

U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King wrote to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, Senators James Inhofe (R-OK) and Barbara Boxer (D-CA), to request that the transportation reauthorization bill include investment in innovative technologies that will address “our rapidly aging transportation infrastructure.”

King Reintroduces Legislation to Support Affordable, Renewable, Home-Grown

Following an event last month at Mt. Abram Ski Resort in Greenwood to highlight the economic and environmental benefits of biomass, U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) today fulfilled his pledge to reintroduce the Biomass Thermal Utilization Act of 2015, legislation that incentivizes the development of biomass as an affordable, clean, and home-grown source of energy.

King, Collins Announce Legislation to Support Cheap, Clean, Home-Grown Energy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Angus S. King, Jr. (I-ME) today introduced legislation, cosponsored by Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), that would recognize and promote the economic and environmental benefits of biomass thermal energy. TheBiomass Thermal Utilization Act of 2013, or BTU Act, would amend the federal tax code to incentivize biomass energy, as it already does for several other forms of renewable energy. Currently, a host of renewable energy technologies qualify for investment tax credits for capital costs incurred in residential and commercial installations. This legislation seeks to achieve parity between those renewable systems and thermal biomass systems

Maine DEP Helps Give Belfast Homeowners Free Home Heating Oil Tank Upgrade

BELFAST, ME - February 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Belfast Water District in partnership with the Maine Department of Environmental Projection (Maine DEP) and the Maine Drinking Water Program recently completed the first phase of an Oil Tank Replacement Program for homeowners who live in the Belfast Watershed Protection area in Belfast and Swanville.

More landlords signing up for Maine’s free rental listing service

AUGUSTA, ME - November 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nearly 10,000 apartments, including more than 650 vacancies, are now listed at MaineHousingSearch.org., the new website that matches landlords with apartments to rent with people looking for an apartment. This new rental listing service is free for both landlords and renters.

Juice 2.0: Building Maine’s Innovation Networks

October 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Come join our librarians and others at this year's Juice Conference, connecting leaders of the creative economy to foster growth and prosperity. (November 13 & 14 in Camden, Maine)

New website links renters looking for an apartment with Maine landlords with apartments to...

AUGUSTA, ME - August 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Are you a renter looking for an apartment? Or a landlord with an apartment to rent? In either case, you may want to check out MaineHousingSearch.org – a new online easily searchable rental listing service with detailed descriptions of rentals.

HELP will help Maine homeowners cut energy use, save money

AUGUSTA – HELP may be on the way for many Maine homeowners wondering how they will be able to heat their homes with oil...

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Maine Real Estate & Development Association Names New President and Announces...

Paul Peck, attorney at Drummond & Drummond and real estate developer with LWS Development LLC is the new president of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), a statewide organization of commercial real estate owners, developers and related service providers. Founded in 1985, MEREDA promotes responsible development and ownership of real estate in Maine through legislative advocacy, educational programs and professional networking opportunities.

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April is National Safe Digging Month – Contractors and Homeowners Urged...

As the agency charged with enforcing safe digging practices in Maine, the Maine Public Utilities Commission (“Commission”) is urging all those who dig to take advantage of the resources available in Maine that will help avoid costly and dangerous damage to underground utility facilities