She also has promised to take a new approach to problems the state is facing relating to climate change and has said she will establish an Office of Policy Innovation to provide independent analysis to her and the Legislature on a variety of state economic, community development and natural resource issues that include increasing clean-energy production...............................“Additionally, she is considering elevating the Governor’s Energy Office to a Cabinet-level position in order…Continue
Added by Long Islander on December 4, 2018 at 9:45am — No Comments
The state has begun reviewing an application to develop a wind farm in northern Hancock County and is weighing whether to schedule a public hearing on the proposal, which three years ago generated concerns about its potential to kill birds and bats.
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection determined in mid-November that the application from Longroad Energy to develop a 22-turbine wind farm in Eastbrook and Osborn is complete, Mark Bergeron, director of the DEP’s bureau of…Continue
These do not appear to be the public's actual comments but rather descriptions of each comment. If you sent in a comment, please make sure that nothing got lost in the translation. I'm not sure why the precise words from the public weren't used. I understand someone deciding to summarize for faster reading, but I would think the actual comments should be posted.
Unfortunately, it seems that the PDF file is restricted in a manner that doesn't allow use of the…Continue
Some of the more important articles in this issue are:
|- Wind project opponents: Zoning is best protection|
|- Never Economic, Never Competitive: Wind Industry Built on Lies & Runs on Subsidies|
|- Study: Wind turbines adversely affecting nearby citizens|
|- Citizens living too close to wind turbines can experience cardiac instability|
|- At least 10 local…|
Added by Long Islander on December 3, 2018 at 9:21am — No Comments
Our attorney, Jon Pottle from Eaton Peabody will be present at all meetings to provide his professional guidance. The following dates
have been designated for meetings which will be held at the Osborn Community Building and will start
promptly at 6:00 pm;
12/3/18 – Community Benefits Committee Meeting
12/17/18 – Community Benefits Committee Meeting
1/3/19 – Community Benefits Committee Meeting
1/9/19 – Community Benefits Committee Meeting
"The turbines themselves would be some of the world’s tallest, measuring 591 feet from ground to blade tip.
If the turbines are as efficient as the company has predicted, they will generate enough electricity to provide energy for around 40,000 homes each year."…Continue
Added by Long Islander on December 1, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments