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At 8:48pm on March 2, 2016, Kathy Sherman said…
I was missing your analysis - SEC and seeing connections such as Harvard-Summers- new carbon tax economy etc. And cost of transmission. Apparently, I don't get alerts when you comment, and I missed your "still here" twice, but I am glad!!
I am looking for the picture of Oakfield Wind turbines casting shadow (just from the towers, not even flicker) across the entire pond. Do you remember it? ABC/Fox needs to see it. Rotor of 117 m is very large, but 140 m is in the current DOE "vision" from a year and a half ago. Yet our oft-reviewed evaluation of "evidence" for noise and health or even aesthetic and property value impacts is based on 30-40 m rotors on 30- maybe 50 m hubs. I have been surprised when I can find turbines on Google by their shadow (modest Hull II is 80 m rotor on 50 or 60 m hub). Google has rainbow glint out to about half mile.

Wind proponents believe that wind turbines have gotten quieter. This is incorrect. They just have had less mechanical noise, and they are quieter per kW. Longer blades can be made for the same amount of noise. None of that is "quieter".

If you still have direct e-mail, please do.
At 7:29pm on November 29, 2015, Kathy Sherman said…
matha - still here? If so e-mail please.
At 9:04pm on January 3, 2015, Eric A. Tuttle said…

Access to other works should be available at: 

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B4KW-VmaJQhZM1M1eTQ2MV9pN1E&usp=sharing

Though most are still in progress. 

At 9:00pm on January 3, 2015, Eric A. Tuttle said…

This is as much as I have Mapped thus far. There is at least one Branch from the MEPCO line at the Chesuncook, Brewer, Lincoln Junction in Chester. The Wind farms Tie into that line, not the MEPCO line it appears. Though the two have a switchgear connection to each other. The Proposed Oakfield project will also travel with the Chesuncook ROW to the same location it appears if one route is chosen, or possibly tie into the MEPCO line or parallel it back to the Chester Station.

Hope these Google Maps work for you.  

The line currently being built (MEPCO) line 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4KW-VmaJQhZTWZhd2pUYXFXUHc/view?usp=sharing

The (Studmill) line, 2007 to 2010+  installation.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4KW-VmaJQhZVjlybzFvQ01pLXc/view?usp=sharing

At 7:20pm on November 24, 2014, Eric A. Tuttle said…

Democracy is the Voice of a Republic, to correct that which no longer serves the people.

At 7:18pm on November 24, 2014, Eric A. Tuttle said…

I voted MICHAUD, the first Dem since Kennedy. Though I must say I have since learned that the parties, are skewd and defective. Democracy is not being Democratic, nor is Republicanism its counterpart. A long story.......... but truth finally after 200+ years. A republic is a form of government adopted from the Cherokee Nation, then banished to Oklahoma territory once corporations found them wiser.

At 7:08pm on November 24, 2014, Eric A. Tuttle said…

Not sure how to communicate through this medium. Sorry if I mess it up for you or others. I am only in hopes to remove personal conversation from the blog if you agree. References:paula32713@gmail.com gary@ppdlw.org hjlister@colby.edu lindsaynewlandbowker@gmail.com

At 6:51pm on November 24, 2014, Eric A. Tuttle said…

Martha... I am not sure what the 1.4B investment consists of, nor am I sure how much FW is willing to promise to invest in communities in any or all aspects. What I am sure of, is this methodology to obtain sustainable energy aka Green energy is Flawed. The Google Earth Photos are what agencies and others provide. They are also provided based on what I have seen and know to be true. The Purpose, I do not know. Through Research, Archiving, recording, listening and becoming informed we may learn. Though never remain behind the curve....... suspect...... and investigate your suspicions and get ahead of the curve. Though we enjoy life in Maine and wish to relax, always be aware of the attacks.

At 6:28pm on November 24, 2014, Eric A. Tuttle said…

This just came across my  ALERTS http://fusion4freedom.us/greedily-cashing-out-in-maine/

Nice article and an Eye opener. "Hopefully if utilized correctly"

Another that may be disturbing to Corporations (especially to fossil fuels), if allowed to develop. It may become a covered up technology, it may be a dream. 

At 2:24pm on November 22, 2014, Eric A. Tuttle said…
 
 
 

Hannah Pingree on the Maine expedited wind law

Hannah Pingree - Director of Maine's Office of Innovation and the Future

"Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine."

https://pinetreewatch.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/

 

Maine as Third World Country:

CMP Transmission Rate Skyrockets 19.6% Due to Wind Power

 

Click here to read how the Maine ratepayer has been sold down the river by the Angus King cabal.

Maine Center For Public Interest Reporting – Three Part Series: A CRITICAL LOOK AT MAINE’S WIND ACT

******** IF LINKS BELOW DON'T WORK, GOOGLE THEM*********

(excerpts) From Part 1 – On Maine’s Wind Law “Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine if the law’s goals were met." . – Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, August 2010 https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/From Part 2 – On Wind and Oil Yet using wind energy doesn’t lower dependence on imported foreign oil. That’s because the majority of imported oil in Maine is used for heating and transportation. And switching our dependence from foreign oil to Maine-produced electricity isn’t likely to happen very soon, says Bartlett. “Right now, people can’t switch to electric cars and heating – if they did, we’d be in trouble.” So was one of the fundamental premises of the task force false, or at least misleading?" https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-swept-task-force-set-the-rules/From Part 3 – On Wind-Required New Transmission Lines Finally, the building of enormous, high-voltage transmission lines that the regional electricity system operator says are required to move substantial amounts of wind power to markets south of Maine was never even discussed by the task force – an omission that Mills said will come to haunt the state.“If you try to put 2,500 or 3,000 megawatts in northern or eastern Maine – oh, my god, try to build the transmission!” said Mills. “It’s not just the towers, it’s the lines – that’s when I begin to think that the goal is a little farfetched.” https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/flaws-in-bill-like-skating-with-dull-skates/

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