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Maine's governor calls for thorough review of proposed Amtrak layover facility

(Source: Bangor Daily News, March 24, 2014)

BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Gov. Paul LePage on Monday joined a neighborhood group in calling for a “significant and thorough review” of the approval process for a proposed train layover facility in Brunswick. In a letter to Joseph Szabo, administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, LePage raised concerns that the plan for a layover facility could interfere with his administration’s efforts to create jobs at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station. He also questioned whether rail officials had done appropriate “due diligence” to gauge potential threats the facility could pose to the health of residents who live nearby.

Full story: Bangor Daily News

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

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