Proposed LNG Terminal and storage tank in Searsport threatens Penobscot Bay

By Rob Snyder, Special to the BDN – Today, fisheries make up 25 percent of the jobs in the bay’s economy and contribute $108 million, or 12 percent, of the economic base of the bay. The fisheries economy is perhaps the most fragile: lobster landings have increased fourfold over the past 20 years, pointing to a seemingly unsustainable population dynamic. continued

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