NEARLY 50 ELECTED AND BUSINESS officials from southeastern Massachusetts are urging the Baker administration to tweak the contracting process for the next offshore wind procurement to give a greater emphasis to onshore development investments.
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"If the greens care so much about the environment, why are their cities filthy - the cities that they run, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York? They're cesspools."
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March 15, 2019
The Millstone Nuclear Power Station will stay open for another 10 years – a prospect that had been in some doubt recently even after it was selected in December as a winner of the final carbon-free energy competition by the Malloy administration.
Dominion, Millstone’s owner, had been negotiating with Connecticut’s two utilities – Eversource and United…Continue
The Green New Deal's champion, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez "is not really the congresswoman of New York's 14th congressional district - she is essentially an actress, merely playing the part of a New York congresswoman", according to a new and very disturbing video. "If you find somebody with star power, you go with it and obviously Alexandria Ocasio Cortez has star power". "Their casting was perfect". "They freely admit it".
In the words of Alexandra Rojas, the executive…Continue
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Make hay while the sun is shining......and ban the cows that eat it when you control all the branches of state government. There are many, many bills. One bill is LD 797, "An Act To Limit Greenhouse Gas Pollution and Effectively Use Maine's Natural Resources".
No, you will not actually find a bovine decommissioning provision in this bill.…Continue
Not quite sure what this means, but all six New England State Governors signed on to this statement :
"Recognizing that the entire New England region has a stake in ensuring a reliable energy system that also produces affordable outcomes for consumers, the New England Governors commit to work together, in coordination with ISO New England and through the New England States…Continue
"The analysis of almost 3,000 onshore wind turbines — the biggest study of its kind —warns that they will continue to generate electricity effectively for just 12 to 15 years.…Continue
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Offshore wind industry could come to Gulf of Maine
The offshore wind gold rush has largely blown past the Gulf of Maine.
German utility EnBW just joined a lobbying and trade group, Clean Energy New Hampshire. Normally, such a minor corporate move goes unremarked. But this one represents an important milestone: EnBW becomes the first offshore wind developer to publicly show an…
Dozens testified on both sides of a bill that would direct the Department of Environmental Protection to study the “total net effect” on greenhouse gases of CMP’s controversial proposal to build the 145-mile transmission line through western Maine. The New England Clean Energy Connect proposal would allow Massachusetts to purchase…Continue
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BRYANT POND — Fox News host Tucker Carlson dropped plans for a new studio in a tiny western Maine town late Wednesday after the Sun Journal publicized them....................
“I’m kind of bitter about it,” Carlson said, blaming the Sun Journal for undermining the project, probably deliberately. “......................He called the news story published online Wednesday evening “a total violation of my privacy.”…Continue
We all know that plastic straws and bags are existential threats to mankind. But did you know that they now have competition from balloons? "An Act Regarding the Sale and Release or Abandonment of Balloons" has been introduced in the Maine legislature. Along with recent bills such as defining the type of chickadee that should be our state bird and replacing the current…Continue
AUGUSTA, Maine — The beginning of March brings bad news for carbon tax supporters, who have been successful in getting legislation to impose the regressive tax introduced at the federal and state levels, but not in getting it enacted, not even in left-leaning, Democratic-run states that should be most inclined to welcome this policy.
A February 28 Maine House Committee on Energy Utilities and Technology…Continue