A key element of AWED’s efforts is public education. Towards that end, every three weeks we put together a newsletter to balance what is found in the mainstream media about energy and the environment. We appreciate MasterResource for their assistance in publishing this information.
Some of the more important articles in this issue are:
(Click on the link at the end of the list to read any article)
Posted on September 16, 2019 at 9:32am
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has approved an energy and water funding bill that includes support for several research and development projects at the University of Maine.
The bill is expected to provide funding for UMaine’s offshore wind energy demonstration project, Aqua Ventus, according to a news release from the office of U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine. Also included is support for a program to create energy-efficient, high-rise mass timber building…Continue
Posted on September 13, 2019 at 10:24pm — 6 Comments
State regulators deadlocked Wednesday on whether Central Maine Power's proposed powerline through western Maine would have unreasonable impacts on a remote pond in Beattie township.
Everett Worcester is Chair of the Land Use Planning Commission, which acts as a zoning board for Maine's unorganized territories.
“At this point I think we're…
Posted on September 12, 2019 at 6:42pm — 5 Comments
Big Wind’s big headwinds
By Robert Bryce
On Monday, the Seattle City Council passed a resolution that adds the city to the list of municipalities that have committed to a local version of the Green New Deal. More than 100 cities have now declared their intent to obtain all of their electricity from renewables or “clean” energy sources. Furthermore, the Sierra Club claims that one in four Americans now live in communities that are “committed to a…Continue
Posted on September 1, 2019 at 2:00pm