The emailing deadline for comments to the DEP is 5PM tomorrow (Monday, 8/8/16). If you haven't gotten something in please do so. This is your chance to impact the rules that will affect you. Please act now.
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Gary is the man who led the successful fight against First Wind/Sun Edision…Continue
Please see the comments below from Alice McKay Barnett, Gary Campbell and Penny Gray.
..... “Also,” she said, “there are often economic benefits to the surrounding towns. There are payments to gas stations, stores and motels. There's a pretty significant indirect benefit to the uninvolved surrounding communities.”.......The Maine Land Use Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the…Continue
The DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION in MAINE needs to address the issues below with the adoption of any new Wind Energy Act Standards. Existing character of the surrounding area.
My comment……The character of every…Continue
Added by Eric A. Tuttle on August 4, 2016 at 1:13pm — No Comments
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Environmental Protection Agency, was urged against the program’s proposed Clean Energy Incentive Program…Continue
Added by Eric A. Tuttle on August 4, 2016 at 11:52am — No Comments
I see that the organization Saving Maine has been collecting money to repeal Maine's wind law. Very exciting. Does anybody know about the progress on this, and when the drive for signatures will cross the finish line?
Added by Janice Anderson on August 4, 2016 at 10:29am — No Comments
Here's our chance to help DEP develop more reasonable standards for Wind Energy applications.
DEP has asked for our input.
They are giving the people of Maine a voice!
If you've ever complained about how lenient the standards are that Maine imposes on…
Added by Eric A. Tuttle on August 4, 2016 at 10:21am — No Comments
Comment deadline: August 8, 2016
Please send comments in writing to Mark Margerum at:
Maine Department of Environmental Protection
17 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0017
For my part - I hope they do a lot more than just vex them! I hope they put them right out of business -Forever!
Added by Pineo Girl on August 2, 2016 at 4:43pm — No Comments
“The wind kills all your birds. All your birds, killed. You know, the environmentalists never talk about that.”
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Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on August 2, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments
....It's about the equivalent of raising the Maine sales tax by a penny. Our Capacity Payments will increase even more the following year (2018) to $4 billion. $4 billion amounts to more than one half of the entire New England energy market value! A few years ago, capacity payments were just one tenth of the energy market value. That’s our money, and it’s being extracted from our economy, and it’s going up in smoke as we continue to build redundant, unnecessary, and useless electricity…Continue
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