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One Maine climate activist’s bold plan to take back the grid

After getting arrested for trespassing at the Merrimack Generating Station in Bow, New Hampshire — the last coal-fired power plant in the region that doesn’t already have a shutdown date — a group of climate activists from across New England decided that they wanted to up the ante.

Paul LePage's war on renewable energy

LePage doubles down on his war on renewable energy, support for offshore drilling

During a gubernatorial debate Monday, Republican Paul LePage repeatedly attacked policies designed to reduce Maine’s dependency on fossil fuels and promote renewables while Democratic Gov. Janet Mills called for Maine to continue the transition to clean energy sources.  Monday’s debate between Mi