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Ensuring clean air, water, and

a healthy environment

For all Maine communities and generations to come.

The Pine Tree Amendment 

Ensuring that all Mainers have a constitutional right to a clean and healthy environment and to the preservation of the natural, cultural and healthful qualities of the environment.

LD 489, known as the Pine Tree Amendment, would add language to the Maine Constitution to guarantee that, “The State shall conserve, protect and maintain the State’s natural resources, including, but not limited to, its air, water, land and ecosystems for the benefit of all the people, including generations yet to come."