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ELLSWORTH — The Department of Marine Resources (DMR) has issued proposed rulemaking to establish 2023 elver quota allocations for license holders.

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ELLSWORTH — A petition for review granted by Kennebec County Superior Court to Black Bear Hydro of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s denial of a water quality certificate to continue operation at two Union River dams continue…

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SWAN’S ISLAND — A scoping session for a proposed 20-year, 10-acre aquaculture lease site in Burnt Cove Harbor, on the north side of Mill Pond, will be held Jan. 23 at the town office at 4 p.m.

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ELLSWORTH — How the state manages clammers and other wild species harvesters is changing to catch up with climate change concerns — and to reflect the growing number of species harvested and municipalities seeking to establish or continue loc…

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BAR HARBOR — A parking lot that rarely flooded three decades ago, now underwater during storms. A causeway clogged with rockweed after high tide. Brackish water pouring from a tap after the ocean infiltrates a freshwater aquifer.

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JONESPORT — The Jonesport Planning Board has finalized Kingfish Maine’s building permit application, the final step required for pre-construction design and engineering for the company’s recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) facility, Kingfi…

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ELLSWORTH — With the recent release of 300 mature Atlantic salmon into the upper reaches of the East Branch of the Penobscot River, the state of Maine has taken another step forward in its effort to restore the critically endangered species.

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LAMOINE — Brian Beal, a professor of marine ecology and director of the marine field station at the University of Maine at Machias, is conducting research all along Maine’s coast to see how clams spawn in an environment free of predators.

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