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Julian C. Holmes
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JULIAN C. HOLMES 1930–2012
Julian played a role in the Watergate investigation, and in the empaneling of a grand jury in Maryland that rooted out corruption in Prince Georges County.
He was an early member of the Maine Green Party.
He was instrumental in the successful fight against Angus King's Sears Island woodchip port proposal thanks to his extensive, targeted use of federal and state freedom of information laws that revealed unlawful political pressure being brought against federal environmental staffers by then-Congresswoman Olympia Snowe. As a Result, the
As a result the EPA staff were allowed to finish their review of the port and deliver it to the Army Corps of Engineers, which then set environmental requirements for building the port that the King Administratn was uinable to meet was unable to meet.
Holmes also played a key role in the banishing of MTBE reformulated gasoline from Maine gas stations.
Julian Holmes was a generous donor to those in need, whether a person needing basic living necessities, or grassroots environmentalists in need of computers and other gear.
Thank you Julian for everything you did. Maine, and the Earth at large is better for your having been here.”
— Ron Huber
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Last Updated: 17-Dec-2012.