The Coasts of a Maine Vacation

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Summer is over, and down Maine the foliage is starting to turn. Maine has been catering to “leaf-peepers,” summer campers and summer colonists for generations now. Until recently, Maine’s license plates even proclaimed the state as “Vacationland.” There’s no doubt all those visitors bring plenty of cash. But a new report raises questions about the environmental costs of hosting so many guests. Maine Public Radio’s Andrea de Leon reports.

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