A coalition of citizens advocating responsible, science based, economically and environmentally sound approaches to Maine’s energy policy.
BOWERS PROJECT DEFEATED!!
AN EPIC FAIL FOR FIRST WIND
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court issued its decision denying Champlain Wind LLC's appeal concerning a permit for its Bowers Wind Project in Carroll Plt and Kossuth Twp. Champlain Wind is a subsidiary of Maine's largest wind developer, First Wind. The decision marks the end of a six year process of hearings and appeals which pitted the wind developer against local residents, professional guides, traditional sporting camp owners and loyal visitors to Maine's famed Downeast Lakes Region. Spearheading the opposition was the Partnership for the Preservation of the Downeast Lakes Watershed (PPDLW).
-- Governor Paul LePage
Posted by Eric A. Tuttle on September 30, 2016 at 5:30pm
Posted by Eric A. Tuttle on September 25, 2016 at 12:00pm
Posted by Thinklike A. Mountain on September 22, 2016 at 10:00pm
Posted by Long Islander on September 22, 2016 at 12:30am
NRCM's CO2 - From A Different Point of View The PDF document at the following link put NRCM's own published CO2 information into the perspective of the Maine woods and shows the terrible tradeoff that is industrial wind in Maine.
The wind industry is currently asking for 30 year eagle killing permits. It is long overdue that the public took notice to the Putin style politics taking place with the Interior Department and the wind industry. Most of the public is not aware…Continue
Started by Jim Wiegand. Last reply by Robert Goldman Jun 4, 2015.
This fraudulent industry has voluntary regulations. With these voluntary regulations this fraudulent industry has reported very little of its eagle mortality. Yet since 1997 and including 2014 numbers about 31,000 eagle carcasses have been shipped…Continue
Started by Jim Wiegand Nov 28, 2014.
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