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Troy R. Bennett / Bangor Daily News

South Portland has joined a number of other Southern Maine municipalities in issuing a stay-at-home order.

Patty Wight / Maine Public

South Portland residents worried about toxic emissions from nearly 200 fuel storage tanks heard early results from an ongoing air monitoring survey during a City Council meeting Tuesday night.

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration has revoked the city of South Portland's ``business friendly'' status because of a local ordinance that bans tar sands oil from being exported from the city's harbor.

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ In South Portland, Maine, the weather may be campaigning for a city bond issue.

A new report indicates that what are being called "tried-and-true industry tactics" have been used by opponents of an ordinance aimed at keeping tar sands oil out of Maine.  

Environment Maine released it's report as the South Portland City Council prepares to vote on a new ordinance that would prevent tar sands oil from being loaded onto tanker ships in Casco Bay.