"King Anus the carpetbagger never gave a crap about Maine or it's citizens, it's always been the leftist agenda and money in HIS pocket! He's a liar and a fraud, when he made the announcement that he was running for governor as an…"
"It's all part of the communist plan, it won't collapse the government will take it over and you'll pay the government for your electric power! Go listen to Tennessee Ernie Ford sing about the man and the company store.…"
"Seth Berry is a troll that has his intentions of running his grandiose owner run utility. He is actually one of the orchestrators of this boondoggle pushing every green new deal that came up. Forcing CMP and Versant to hook up and buy the solar and…"
"The planning is, there is no planning other than solar fields and wind turbines! It all sounds good until the reality hits that Mainers will be left holding the bag for the expense of deconstruction of these eye sores!"
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"All said and done, this move will cost Americans much more, as the increase in ethanol will most likely damage engines and give much poorer mileage. This is another move by the asshat clown and his regime that makes absolutely no sense in the…"
Maine Center For Public Interest Reporting – Three Part Series: A CRITICAL LOOK AT MAINE’S WIND ACT
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(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 https://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?" https://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.” https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/flaws-in-bill-like-skating-with-dull-skates/
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Hannah Pingree on the Maine expedited wind law
Hannah Pingree - Director of Maine's Office of Innovation and the Future
"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."