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Calvin Luther Martin, January 2009
Yesterday I turned 61. I've been fighting the wind bastards well over 4 years. Four years devoted to almost nothing else. Put a big book on hold with Yale Univ. Press for this. In those years I've answered thousands of emails from people around the world. Japan. Cyprus. Norway. Sweden. Czechoslovakia. Australia. New…
We will be before Judge Horton of the Business and Consumer Court for the second time. This past May he agreed with us that there was non-compliance and ordered the Clifton Planning Board to reconsider and make additional findings regarding some sound issues. They managed to make findings that affirmed their original 2011 permit approval. We are now representing ourselves and have written a brief and reply brief for the Court, and will be presenting oral arguments this Wednesday in Room 203…Continue
PITTSBURGH – Some of the world’s top climate scientists say wind and solar energy won’t be enough to head off extreme global warming, and they’re asking environmentalists to support the development of safer nuclear power as one way to cut fossil fuel pollution.
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One of the most controversial issues emerging from the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report is the failure of global climate models to predict a hiatus in warming of global surface temperatures since 1998. ... A new paper published…Continue
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Some people say that wind power is good for the world and the global warming.
This photo shows the condition of the air over mainland China on 21 October, 2013.
Incidentally, China has the most installed wind power of any nation on…Continue
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AS WE HAVE SAID SINCE THE INCEPTION OF OUR GROUP , INDUSTRIAL WIND POWER REQUIRES COSTLY NEW TRANSMISSION LINES TO BRING ELECTRONS FROM ISOLATED WIND FARMS INTO THE GRID.
THOSE NEW LINES RAISE THE COST OF ELECTRICITY FOR ALL N-E RATEPAYERS !
WE APPRECIATE MARK BROWN ARTICLE AS IT CONNECTS THE CONCERNS OF TWO GROUPS OF INDIVIDUALS :RATEPAYERS AND WIND POWERS OPPONENTS ; WE ARE ON THE SAME PAGE : THE WRONG ECONOMICS OF WIND POWER…Continue
Don't let them in Maine.
"One of the early investments reported by Matt Taibbi in his July 2009 Rolling Stone Magazine article –– The Great American Bubble Machine, warning that Goldman Sachs is "helping…Continue
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BEING REPUBLISHED TODAY, 10/27/13, in light of known comments not making it to the Maine Sunday Telegram article on wind in Aroostook County. http://www.pressherald.com/news/Big_county__big_ambitions_for_wind_.html
(First posted 4/19/13) after a number of…Continue
The BBC reports that one turbine is down so far and the bulk of the storm hasn't hit yet.
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There have been several times when comments I have made have been "reviewed" and rejected. I have taken them back and revised them slightly and then they have been posted. I use Disquis instead of Facebook. Last week I was replying to a particularly smarmy lib who takes delight in being belittling and nasty. He has been on for a long time and has always been the same. "Yessah!" I think you know who I mean. I contacted the BDN about it…Continue
THE LITTERING OF NORTHERN MAINE IS ON ITS WAY ,,,, ITS PASTORAL CHARM ,QUIETUDE ,PRISTINE NIGHT SKY ARE BEING NEEDLESSLY SACRIFICED FOR THE RICHES OF A TINY HANDFUL AS THE CITIZENRY HAS BEEN SOLD A BILL OF GOODS .
JOHN BALDACCI AND BEFORE HIM ANGUS KING BROKE MAINE'S FISCAL COFFERS AND NOW WITH THEIR GRAND DESIGN OF LEGISLATION WHICH MANDATES WIND TURBINES , ACCOMPLISHED BY THE CREATION OF LD 2283 IN 2008 ...THEY ARE DESTROYING THE VERY …Continue
The Japanese are building Floating Wind Farms to put in deeper waters....
"What sets the project apart from other offshore wind farms around the world, consortium officials say, is that its turbines, and even the substation and electrical transformer equipment, float on giant platforms anchored to the seabed. That technology greatly expands potential locations for offshore wind farms, which have been fixed into the seabed, limiting their location to shallow…Continue
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