'Post-Election Analysis on the Environment and Clean Energy'

Thursday, December 15 at 2:00 pm

Speaking In Maine takes us next to Portland for a recent Maine Conservation Voters Luncheon Series, “A Post-Election Analysis on the Environment and Clean Energy,” a discussion of the 2016 elections and what the results mean for progress on conservation and clean energy policy in Maine.

The panel discusses:

  • The relationship between Maine’s congressional delegation and the new Trump administration
  • The path forward for the Clean Power Plan
  • Is polling still a useful a tool? What are the challenges with polling?
  • The difference between the first and second districts – what’s happening electorally?
  • What are Maine’s greatest natural assets and how do both parties envision how to capitalize on them?
  • What was the media’s role in this election? What is its role going forward?

Featured Speakers:

  • Lance Dutson, Founder, Red Hill Strategies
  • David Farmer, Managing Director, Bernstein Shur
  • Susan Young, Editorial Page Director, Bangor Daily News

Moderated by:

  • Lucas St. Clair, Vice President, Maine Conservation Voters

The Maine Conservation Voters’ Luncheon Series brings community leaders together to discuss current and cutting edge environmental matters.