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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM On Monday, February 6th, a tanker truck carrying home heating oil rolled over on the interstate highway running through Portland, Maine, spilling oil along the roadway and into the Fore River. Since that … Continue reading

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Beyond capitalism and socialism: could a new economic approach save the planet? By Jo Gonfino – The Guardian – April 21, 2105 To avoid social, environmental and economic collapse, the world needs to move beyond the standard choices of capitalism … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM After the 2014 mid-term election results came in, my initial thought was – is this going to impact wetland protection, and if so, how? Before the days of unrelenting and unapologetic bipartisan gridlock … Continue reading

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Critics question desirability of relentless economic growth By Carolyn Lochhead – SF Gate – January 4, 2014 Ecologists warn that economic growth is strangling the natural systems on which life depends, creating not just wealth, but filth on a planetary scale. … Continue reading

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