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Climate change bus tour comes to Maine

August 12, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A bus tour promoting action on climate change is coming to Maine.

The “I Will Act on Climate” bus is coming to Bangor and Portland on Monday as part of its tour to more than 20 states to rally support for action that would address climate change.

Environmental and business representatives, community and political leaders and others are joining the bus for a 9:30 a.m. press conference at Bangor’s Waterfront Park Pavilion and a 1:30 p.m. press conference at Portland’s Monument Square.

U.S. Reps. Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree are expected at the Portland event.

The bus tour is organized by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Center for American Progress, the Environmental Defense Fund, the National Wildlife Federation and other conservation and public-interest groups.

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