Two environmental groups, the Conservation Law Foundation and the Acadia Center, did support the project, attracted by CMP’s offer to finance efforts to “decarbonize” the state’s economy through direct dollar donations to such efforts and by supporting policies to promote renewable energy in Maine. But other conservation groups, including the state’s largest, the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM), have been steadfastly opposed.

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