Pine Tree Amendment to protect Mainers’ right to a clean, healthy environment advances

“The right to breathe clean air and drink clean water should be as fundamental as our right to vote. The Pine Tree Amendment further instills trust in our government to protect Maine’s natural resources for generations to come, for all Mainers,” said Maureen Drouin, executive director of Maine Conservation Voters. “The PTA would enshrine environmental justice in Maine’s constitution, demonstrating the state’s permanent commitment to equity and providing legal standing to those who believe their environmental rights have been violated.”

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