Archive: May 2013
There’s no arguing Mainers are paying too much for energy — significantly more than elsewhere in the country. For some time, Gov. Paul LePage has been saying that he wants to lower electricity rates, promote the expansion of natural gas infrastructure, lower energy costs for businesses and consumers, and redirect resources toward lowering heating costs using new and expanded Efficiency Maine Trust programs. More
Aroostook Resources, Inc., part of the JD Irving Group of Companies, has chosen Maine engineering and natural resources consulting firm James W. Sewall Company of Old Town to develop a new mineral resource estimate for Aroostook County’s Bald Mountain mineral prospect.
Discovered in the mid-1970s by former Sewall geologist John Cummings on behalf of the Northeast Joint Venture, the deposit is being evaluated as a potential source of copper, zinc, gold, and silver. This is...