Rev. 11/28/06; for site archive see bottom of page.
We the People / Maine Welcomes You!
Fixing our democracy will go a long way
toward fixing our environment.
Questioning the Old Town Landfill and Advocating Environmental Justice since 2003
The whole story will be told.
Please Help Us With Our Effort!
All Contributions, Ideas,
Hands-On Efforts Are Welcome!
To Contact Us, Please Call
Outreach Coordinators
Charlie or Debbie at 207/827-5358
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We The People
P.O Box 471
Milford, Maine 04461
Who is protecting us?
Click Here For Aerial View of Old Town Region
Shows how close the debris burner will be to the campus, 1.7 miles from Hilltop.

Please Mark Your Calendar:
Wednesday, Nov. 29: All-Day Blue Ribbon Commission Session, Augusta
Monday, Dec. 4: Appeals Due on Red Shield Licenses: Air Emissions and License Transfers

To Be Announced: Public Hearing, Blue Ribbon Commission
For BRC updates, please contact Carla Hopkins at Carla.J.Hopkins@Maine.Gov or call (207) 287-8491.

BDN Story About Blue Ribbon Commission 11/16
Solid Waste Panel Lacking Consensus

Read BDN Story About
New Debris Landfill Proposed Near Machias
Read Letter in 11/17 BDN Against the Township 14 Site
"Stop The Dumping"

Check Pam Bell's Great Letter
"Landfills Are Forever"
Bangor Daily News Nov. 6, 2006

Editorial In Nov. 3 BDN)
"Other People's Trash"

Article In BDN Nov. 3
(Again, a scan, this is not on their online edition ...)
"Shortcomings in new solid waste law prompt examination of state policies"

In case you missed the story, and can't find it on the Internet ... It's great that the BDN and Channel 7 covered the student rally at the Bangor DEP the day public comments were due and 20 student letters asking "why" were submitted ... but apparently this wasn't newsworthy enough to put into the BDN's online edition.
Click HERE for a scan of the story.

Read How Maine's Trash Rules Are Being Hijacked

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For documents related to the to the West Old Town Dump:

We The People received Toxics Action Center's
2004 Outstanding Activism Award

Earlier versions of the We The People / Maine website may be accessed here in order of approx. dates replaced:
11/6/05; 1/3/06; 1/11/06; 1/16/06; 1/17/06; 2/9/06; 3/16/06; 3/25/06; 3/28/06; 3/29/06; 4/1/06; 4/2/06; 4/13/06; 4/29/06; 4/30/06; 10/17/06; 10/19/06; 10/22/06; 10/30/06; 11/06/06; 11/13/06; 11/14/06; 11/17/06; 11/28/06.