Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte along with Congresswoman Carol-Shea Porter want to take a closer look at the potential environmental impacts of propane rail traffic through the Great Bay Estuary.
Canadian conglomerate J.D. Irving Ltd.'s NB&M Railways has been in discussions with the state about the process of buying the embattled Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway. The company said Tuesday it wants to ensure operation of a critical rail link to Irving Oil's New Brunswick refinery and other businesses.
FAIRFIELD -- Local activists who participated in a June protest against trains carrying crude oil say Maine and the nation must stop using fossil fuels, especially in the wake of the Lac Megantic disaster
PORTSMOUTH — Mayor Bob Lister is tired of waiting for a response from Gov. Maggie Hassan's office to a request he made in a June 18 letter sharing his concerns about the expansion of the Sea-3 propane facility in Newington.