It feels like Governor Baldacci's wind task force all over again. Fool us once, shame on you. Fool us twice, shame on us.
"We thank the following individuals and organizations—in addition to those who respectfully choose to remain anonymous—for offering their insight and perspectives on this work."
California group falsely claiming 2,100 Maine wind jobs pushes wind & solar almost everywhere it operates
Its Maine report credits Maine luminaries such as Glen Brand, Dylan Voorhees and Beth Nagusky for their help. That report can be read at: http://americanjobsproject.us/ourwork/growing-advanced-energy-econo...
The group, the UC Berkeley created "American Jobs Project" claims to advocate for industries which take advantage of each state's inherent strngths. Meanwhile, a closer look shows that in each state, it almost always has something to do with "clean energy". WHO IS FUNDING THEM?
What industries the "American Jobs Project" recommends for each of the states it has stuck its nose in:
FAKE: Report finds offshore wind could add 2,100 jobs, as regulators mull fate of UMaine project
A UC Berkeley non-profit publishes this grossly inflated and absurdly optimistic report timed to influence the Maine PUC. What about flushing billions in taxpayer money down the toilet, killing ratepayers, harming fishermen, harming tourism and driving companies out of Maine due to yet higher electricity costs??? Has this California non-profit talked about how a natural gas pipeline through Mass to Maine would lower electricity rates and prevent blackouts? WHERE DO THEY GET THEIR FUNDING?
UC Berkeley is launching the American Jobs Project (AJP). The first urgent phase of this Project will be to provide 10 key states with innovative policy solutions to create clean energy
Former Michigan Gov. Granholm Announces American Jobs Project, a National Initiative to Spur Job Creation in the Advanced Energy Sector
The American Jobs Project uses the EPA rule, which requires each state to reduce carbon pollution.