Sure sounds like a viable case to me. Doesn't cost that much to file a lawsuit; so why haven't you done it? This would be the perfect time; in fact, probably the only time it really makes sense ....SO JUST DO IT!
Sometimes if a cause is righteous, you have to lead the way and endless posting is wasted, so just find a lawyer or head to the law court and file the suit yourself...the clerk will help you. Ask Crocker if he will review the filing.
You've convinced me there…Continue
Added by Frank J. Heller, MPA on March 30, 2013 at 10:00am — 18 Comments
Please note the emphasis in bold green is mine.
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Added by Long Islander on March 30, 2013 at 7:00am — 7 Comments
The following are the links to the various investigative series on wind power by the Maine Center For Public Interest Reporting. These are all important articles, well worth reading or re-reading.
They are being put here to make them easy to find.
WARNING: In the past, the links to these articles have gone dead. If that happens, please contact the administrator and/or post an advisory and we will try to find the latest links and fix on this…Continue
Added by Long Islander on March 30, 2013 at 12:00am — 2 Comments
New England renewable energy a hard sell in region
Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 11:02 pm
Legislation in Connecticut would expand the types of hydropower and biogas that count as alternative power in the state's portfolio, create a new class that includes certain large-scale hydropower resources and make other changes in alternative power standards.
Added by Long Islander on March 29, 2013 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments
Added by Long Islander on March 29, 2013 at 7:00pm — 3 Comments
Added by Long Islander on March 29, 2013 at 2:00pm — 4 Comments
March 28, 2013, 6:21 p.m. ET
Legislatures in half the states that require electric utilities to buy renewable energy are considering proposals to roll back those mandates....
...Ohio state Sen. Bill Seitz, a Republican who is leading a review of his state's renewable-energy mandate, said the policy reminded him of "Joseph…Continue
Added by Long Islander on March 29, 2013 at 11:03am — 1 Comment
4/18/08 Governor signed Ch. 661 into law, effective immediately instead of 90 days after Legislative adjournment because it was an emergency bill.
This is a violation of our Constitution
Added by Norman Mitchell on March 29, 2013 at 8:24am — 33 Comments
Added by Long Islander on March 28, 2013 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment
Richard Silkman was one of the founders of the horrible Beaver Ridge wind project in Freedom, ME.
"FERC charged last summer that Richard Silkman, a principal in the energy company, gave improper advice to Rumford Paper. The advice was related to a program run by New England's power grid operator, in which big power…Continue
Added by Long Islander on March 28, 2013 at 10:53am — No Comments
Woodstock has joined the growing list of towns adopting protective wind ordinances, but this town is different. Woodstock is already the home to the 20 MW Spruce Mt. Wind project constructed by Patriot Renewables two years ago. Immediately, there were complaints about noise from impacted neighbors and complaints of visual impact and loss of property value, especially from people on Concord Pond and Shagg Pond. As usual, the wind developer had lied to and misled the public and had…Continue
Added by Brad Blake on March 27, 2013 at 11:47pm — 2 Comments
By Steve Mistler email@example.com
State House Bureau
AUGUSTA — A new government…Continue
Added by Long Islander on March 27, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
A bill, LD 826, sponsored by Rep. Roberta Beavers, D-South Berwick, would prohibit a utility from charging customers who decide they don't want wireless smart meters installed.
..."There was no requirement that everyone opt in," said Rep. Diane Russell, D-Portland, a…Continue
Added by Long Islander on March 27, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments
Added by Elizabeth Johns on March 23, 2013 at 12:47pm — 8 Comments
Added by Long Islander on March 23, 2013 at 9:30am — 14 Comments
In 2000, I purchased Black Island, in the middle of Saponic Pond, because of the beauty and majesty of Passadumkeag Mountain. A little bit of Maine not covered with industrial sprawl.
This was before the discussion of wind turbines being built on Passadumkeag. I already see 14 wind turbines with their nightly red pulsating lights, aircraft beacons, to the north of my island.
Added by Long Islander on March 23, 2013 at 9:30am — 13 Comments
"Kent Smith, president of Makana Nui Associates, which is a partner with First Wind in the farm, said telephone calls and e-mails were flying among company officials Wednesday and Thursday to figure out what happened.
Here, according to Smith and Teruya, is how the tax bill got…Continue
Added by Whetstone_Willy on March 23, 2013 at 9:15am — 2 Comments
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BDN Letter - 3/22/13
This letter is in response to Jackson Parker’s March 18 BDN OpEd, “Let wind turbines stand on Passadumkeag Mountain.”
Parker stated that the “Department of Environmental Protection created significant uncertainty in the wind power industry” by not approving the Passadumkeag project.
He also suggests that because the DEP has…Continue
Added by Long Islander on March 22, 2013 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment
With thanks to Ron Huber for finding this.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Feb. 27, 2013 - People think of wind as an energy source with few limits, offering an unending power source with distinct capacity advantages over sources that deplete, such as fossil fuel.
Yet, new research in mesoscale atmospheric…
Added by Long Islander on March 21, 2013 at 4:09pm — 3 Comments
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