Maine blogger’s ongoing conflict-of-interest problems spark concernContinue
Does anyone else find it odd when business people demand "certainty"? I thought the mark of a good business person was to figure out how to succeed in conditions of uncertainty. I guess there's business and there's Rent-Seeking.
AUGUSTA — State lawmakers Tuesday…
The author characterizes those who are trying to stop these 500' tall wildlife habitat fracturing structures from hurting Mainers' health, happiness, natural environment and pocketbooks as "nasty and bullish".
You can see this with your own eyes right here:…Continue
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Is blogging without disclosure legal? Please read the following from the FTC and decide for yourself.
The Federal Trade Commission today announced that it has approved final revisions to the guidance it gives to advertisers on how…Continue
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George Smith’s Non-Disclosure
by Al Diamon
Bag of wind: Outdoor writer George Smith doesn’t like to disclose his conflicts of interest.
So, he just doesn’t do it.
Please read the full article in The Bollard …Continue
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Some much needed perspective on the terrible bill of goods that was sold to the legislature in 2008 by the Enron-spawned wind industry.
In 1988 Stephen Rice wrote "Some Doctors Make You Sick: The Scandal of Medical Incompetence." In the book, Rice explored the concept of iatrogenic illness, which…Continue
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The Land for Maine’s Future program represents much money spent and untold hours of hard work to preserve areas for future generations.
The threat of such unique places being surrounded by ugly, blinking industrial wind turbines threatens to make the entire program an exercise in futility, with no climate improvements and minimal energy produced.
The Legislature needs to be more careful when passing “emergency bills” written by…Continue
Why is there no disclosure in the Bangor Daily News that First Wind is a "Premium Level Supporter" of George Smith's blog, meaning it would seem they are contributing at least $5,000 a year to his blog. …Continue
March 1, 2013
Recent reports by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and others suggest that the emissions-reducing benefits of renewable energy sources such as wind and solar may have been overstated and the cost of cycling fossil-fueled plants underestimated. These findings may change how utilities and policymakers weigh the…Continue