"BEING AN ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONAL I CAN TYELL YOU FOR A FACT THAT THOSE TARGETS ARE KLAUGHIBLY RIDICULOUS ! THEY MIGHT BE ACHIEVIBLE IF EVERYONE STOPS LIVING IMMEDIATELY - WHAT A BUNCH OF JOKESTERS !! THEY KNOW…"
"STILL NOt a SINGLE WORD FROM MAINE AUDUBON about the BIRD STRIKES/KILLS around the and from the WIND TURBINE BLADES! IN ADDITION NOT A WORD FROM MAINE AUDUBON ABOUT the SOUND OF the wind turbine BLades generated while…"
"I LIKE YOUR PARABLE LONG ISLANDER ! The subsidies that the WINDPOWER DEVELOPERS Get are paid for by ALL American tax-payers- and that is a fact ! THe construction Jobs that that are created Constructing these Wind Turbines and Accompanying…"
"I Wonder if there is a MECHANISM Set up to allow INSPECTIONS by the State & Federal Environmental AGENCY'S to visit any or ALL OF these sites on a RANDOM Basis throughout the year ?? IN MY OPINION- THERE ABSOLUTELY SHOULD…"
"WELL SAID THORDIKE ! THe Media is and has been hiding the REAL FActs about the environmental damage that WIND TURBINES CAUSE! Why do u suppose that there is an ARMORED GATE Across every WInd Tower Access Road and a …"
"MR. TRUMP IS ABSOLUTELY RIGHT WIND TURBINES KILL MILLONS OF BIRDS - BUT NO CARES ABOUT IT ..
THE NATIONAL AUDUBON or the STATE AUDUBON DO NOT CARE and they are the ones that suppose to protect ALL Birds !
THE NRC of MAine is …"
"OUTSTANDING GREENWOOD !!! CUTTING The tower Heights is one of the key elements of CONTROLLING WIND DEVELOPMENT POWER IN MAINE! ATTENTION: The rest of the TOWNS In the U.A. Of Maine - TAKE NOTE !!
THE SHORTER the Tower…"
"NOW THEY want to clear and BULL-DOZE a SWATH They Maine FRom CANADA so they can TRANSPORT POWER From HYDRO QUEBEC to MASS., Conn.,& R.I.! THE REsidents of Maine will not receive as much as 1 kilowatt of power from this …"
"BOTH MAINE & MASS AUDUBON HAVE SOLD OUT TO WIND POWER - Its a well know FACT !
Maine Audubon DOES ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DOCUMENT BIRD STRIKES BY THE THE WIND POWER TURBINES OPERATING ON TOP OF MAINES MOUNTAINS - ABSOLUTELY…"
"These 1,700 Construction Jobs will Last about three months at the most my friends and they will be for COMMON LABORERS- making MINIMUM WAGES- I KNOW I HAVE WORKED ON SEVERAL OF THESE POWER LINE/ENERGY IMPROVEMENT projects and not a…"
"YOU ARE ALL RIGHT - Mr. King has shown himself to be one the greatest CON-ARTISTS That ever occupied the BLANE HOUSE and now the U.S. Congress ! HE CONNED the MAINE state Legislature-Along with Mr. BALDACHI and used his…"
"NRCM do not have the faintest idea about they are talking ! FOr their info hydro power has been the most reliable source of ELECTRICAL ENERGY that there is in the STATE of MAINE! HYDRO has been suppling our…"
"YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT ARTHUR ! THE PEOPLE DOWN BELOW REALLY DON'T CARE WHAT THEY do or how they do it , get their POWER - THEY ARE GOING TO DESTROY EVERYTHING - IF THEY HAVE to get what they want ! WHY Is the STATE of…"
"WHAT I WANT TO KNOW- is WHY Is MAINE on the SACRIFICE ALTER ?? THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE ARE PAYING ,THE ENVIRONMENT IS PAYING,THE TOURISM INDUSTRY IS PAYING ,THE RECREATIONAL INDUSTRY IS PAYING and the WILDLIFE IS PAYING - a …"
"HA-HA that's very Funny- THat has absolutely nothing to do with the effect that WIND POWER TURBINES have had on TOURISM in the STATE of MAINE !!
ASK THe person that complied this information to POLL each & EVery one of…"
Sherwin, do you read Ben Franklin at all? Sometimes I think we should understand our 'crapper'. Mine was combo Ben's almanac and jake pollack, and I have visited more outhouses than I care to remember. Did you? DID you actually live in a coal burning house?
My long-lived, banker derived ancestors from Ohio did. It was a priviledge to have home heat, the coal bin and the ice box. Good to hear, and I respect, but I hated every encounter I have had with the sulferous fumes of coal-fired cook stove or heat in modern day. Sulpher and hell is a deserved equation. Likewise, outhouses.
I am not trying to reactivate Luddite and related arguments.
Nuclear fusion is not needed. The thorium fuel cycle is so efficient and safe that thorium could have delivered much of what fusion power promised. Clean safe nuclear power, http://thoriumenergyalliance.com/ThoriumSite/Katie.html this is the best quick overview I have seen. What happened in the fifties and sixties is that instead of pursuing a cheap safe nuclear option we chose to pursue dirty inefficient light water reactors because the uranium fuel cycle produces bomb grade materials
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."
Maine Center For Public Interest Reporting – Three Part Series: A CRITICAL LOOK AT MAINE’S WIND ACT
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(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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