- LD 90 An Act To Amend the Removal Process Applicable to the Position of State Supervisor of the Forest Protection Unit of the Bureau of Forestry, Sponsor Rep. Thomas Skolfield, R-Weld. MFPC supports.
- LD 65 An Act To Invest in the Stewardship and Management of Properties Acquired with the Proceeds from the Land for Maine’s Future Fund or the Public Access to Maine Waters Fund, Sponsor Rep. Margaret O’Neill, D-Saco
- LD 34 Agriculture, Conservation & ForestryAn Act To Create the Maine Forestry Operations Cleanup and Response Fund, Sponsor Sen. James Dill, D-Penobscot. MFPC supports creation of the fund, but has language changes to ensure due process in the lien section of the bill.
- LD 36 An Act To Amend the Definition of “Timber Harvesting, Sponsor Sen. James Dill, D-Penobscot. MFPC supports with clarification on definition that specifies tracking of only green wood products (i.e. not salvaged wood or ancient bark piles).
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- LD 129 Resolve To Protect Consumers of Public Drinking Water by Establishing Maximum Contaminant Levels for Certain Substances and Contaminants. Sponsor Sen. Trey Stewart, R-Aroostook.
- LD 164 An Act To Establish Maximum Contaminant Levels under the State’s Drinking Water Rules for Certain Perflouroalkyl and Polyflouroalkyl Substances. Sponsor Rep. Ralph Tucker, D-Brunswick.
Since 1961, the Maine Forest Products Council has been the voice of Maine’s forest economy. MFPC’s members are landowners, loggers, truckers, paper mills, tree farmers, foresters, lumber processors and the owners of more than 8 million acres of commercial forestland, but they are also bankers, lawyers and insurance executives. The Council represents members at the Maine Legislature and across the state, in Washington D.C. and across the U.S.