Testimony Supporting the Nomination of Jerry Reid as Commissioner of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Mike Belliveau

In testimony delivered on January 30, 2019 to the Maine Legislature's Environment and Natural Resources Committee, Strategy Center Executive Director Mike Belliveau supported Governor Janet Mills' nomination of Gerald P. "Jerry" Reid to be commissioner of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. But Mike also asked the committee's lawmakers to ensure the State of Maine reverses a sustenance fishing policy unjust to Maine tribes, which Mr. Reid helped advance as resources division chief at the Maine Attorney General’s Office.