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Karen, thanks for the years of dedicated hard work you and others put into the endless fight so Mainers can still have a say in saving our state.

Karen, thanks for the years of dedicated hard work you and others put into the endless fight so Mainers can still have a say in saving our state.

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Added by Richard Harris on March 12, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

Kingsbury wind

Added by Richard Harris on January 23, 2016 at 11:47am — 16 Comments

Kingsbury

Added by Richard Harris on January 22, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Kingsbury wind 12/17/15

Added by Richard Harris on December 17, 2015 at 11:30am — 13 Comments

Kingsbury wind

Added by Richard Harris on October 31, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Kingsbury Wind

Added by Richard Harris on August 30, 2015 at 3:55pm — 3 Comments

Tower base

Added by Richard Harris on August 28, 2015 at 7:10pm — 2 Comments

Bingham wind project

Here is a photo taken in Kingsbury. This is the first pad to be poured with…

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Added by Richard Harris on August 25, 2015 at 5:07pm — 11 Comments

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Maine as Third World Country:

CMP Transmission Rate Skyrockets 19.6% Due to Wind Power

 

Click here to read how the Maine ratepayer has been sold down the river by the Angus King cabal.

Maine Center For Public Interest Reporting – Three Part Series: A CRITICAL LOOK AT MAINE’S WIND ACT (excerpts) From Part 1 – On Maine’s Wind Law “Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine if the law’s goals were met." . – Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, August 2010  http://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/From Part 2 – On Wind and Oil Yet using wind energy doesn’t lower dependence on imported foreign oil. That’s because the majority of imported oil in Maine is used for heating and transportation. And switching our dependence from foreign oil to Maine-produced electricity isn’t likely to happen very soon, says Bartlett. “Right now, people can’t switch to electric cars and heating – if they did, we’d be in trouble.” So was one of the fundamental premises of the task force false, or at least misleading?"  http://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-swept-task-force-set-the-rules/From Part 3 – On Wind-Required New Transmission Lines Finally, the building of enormous, high-voltage transmission lines that the regional electricity system operator says are required to move substantial amounts of wind power to markets south of Maine was never even discussed by the task force – an omission that Mills said will come to haunt the state.“If you try to put 2,500 or 3,000 megawatts in northern or eastern Maine – oh, my god, try to build the transmission!” said Mills. “It’s not just the towers, it’s the lines – that’s when I begin to think that the goal is a little farfetched.” http://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/flaws-in-bill-like-skating-with-dull-skates/

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 -- Mahatma Gandhi

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