No mention in this article of the natural gas pipelines being blocked. Maine sits remarkably close to massive natural gas deposits, e.g., in PA and NY, but needlessly suffers because new pipelines have been blocked by Massachusetts and New York. Ideology and stupidity are going to get people killed.
More than 2,000 Maine households have been disconnected over the past month, and tens of thousands more are struggling with past-due…Continue
Posted on May 22, 2022 at 11:00am — 7 Comments
In recommendations to the Board of Environmental Protection, DEP staff rejected most of the arguments from power line critics. A meeting to discuss the appeals has been delayed due to COVID-19 concerns.
By Tux Turkel Staff Writer
Staffers at Maine’s top environmental agency disagree with opponents of a Central Maine Power-backed transmission line project who have argued that the project’s construction permit should…Continue
Posted on May 17, 2022 at 7:30am — 1 Comment
Where were these people when interior Maine was being ravaged (and still is) by wind projects?
Joan Saxe and Becky Bartovics are Sierra Club Maine volunteers.
We salute Gov. Janet Mills’ Climate Action Plan to support offshore wind development, promoting a fossil fuel free, renewable energy economy. Gulf of Maine wind resources have a…Continue
Posted on May 6, 2022 at 3:30pm
How about the wind projects that are ruining interior Maine?
Maine Public | By Fred Bever
Published May 3, 2022 at 4:57 PM EDT
A wide coalition of New England conservation groups is calling on federal regulators for a rigorous review of the potential effects of offshore wind-farms on Gulf of Maine ecosystems and fisheries. And they want that effort made before specific wind sites are proposed - which the feds did not do when planning wind-lease areas in southern…Continue
Posted on May 4, 2022 at 4:06pm — 3 Comments