March 2019 Blog Posts (63)

President Trump: "I know a lot about wind"

3/28/19

In his speech tonight in Grand Rapids, MI, the president again took time to criticize wind power. The speech, as well as earlier speakers can be viewed at the following link.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4n5bjMRXaA

It's good to see the…

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Added by Long Islander on March 28, 2019 at 9:00pm — 4 Comments

President Trump rips wind power and New Green Deal on last night's Hannity

In a 45 minute interview with Sean Hannity on the 3/27/19 telecast of "Hannity" on the Fox News Channel, President Trump discusses a number of topics including wind power and the "New Green Deal".

Watch the video of the full one hour telecast at:…

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Added by Long Islander on March 28, 2019 at 10:55am — 1 Comment

When research follows a narrative and not scientific protocol,this is the result

There are many serious ramifications in pursuing science that fits a narrative instead of collecting data, then deriving proper theories from real data.

One of the consequences, especially in this seemingly new era of real justice that we are now enjoying, is that cheating scientists can get caught and punished.



For example, Duke…

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Added by Frank J. Heller, MPA on March 28, 2019 at 9:59am — 1 Comment

From Walmart To Google, Companies Teaming Up To Buy More Solar And Wind Power

Originally published on March 28, 2019 9:30 am

Going green is often easier said than done, but a new business organization is hoping to change that. While focusing on large-scale energy buyers, the group plans to push for changes that could make renewable power more accessible for all Americans.

Companies from a…

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Added by Long Islander on March 28, 2019 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

NOVA SCOTIAN SUBSIDIARY OF AUSTRIAN COMPANY TAKES SECOND AIM AT ANOTHER SMALL RURAL TOWN

The current Pisgah Mountain LLC wind energy facility here in Clifton is not enough for the foreign SWEB corporation. Starting in 2016, SWEB has been getting its ducks in a row for another attack on our community. In 2016, it bought out about half of Pisgah's land area, over 100 acres, to add to its 49% ownership of the Pisgah facility and SWEB took out a 5 year option to buy an adjacent large tree growth parcel whose owner had refused to support…

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Added by Paula D Kelso on March 27, 2019 at 3:17pm — 3 Comments

Wind Developer Sen Angus King Votes Against "Green New Deal"

Also included in this post is a small sampling of earlier posts related to Angus King's wind projects in Maine. Anyone interested in finding more such material need only use the search box in the upper right area of this website. Type in terms such as Angus King, Record Hill, Independence Wind, Roxbury Pond, Highland Plantation, etc. (without quotes) and your search results should include considerable information.…

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Added by Long Islander on March 27, 2019 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Senate Votes Down Green New Deal Resolution 0-57

The Senate voted down on Tuesday S.J. Res. 8, the Green New Deal Resolution, 0-57, with all Republicans, three Democrats, and one Independent voting against it.

Forty-three Democrats voted “present” and three Democrats — Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), and Doug Jones (D-AL) — voted against the resolution. Sen. Angus King (I-ME) also voted with Republicans against the measure.

But even if Democrats voted “present,” McConnell said Tuesday’s vote put them on the…

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Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on March 27, 2019 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

John Droz, Jr. on Global Warming: Science or Political Science?

Global Warming: Science or Political Science? (by John Droz, Jr.)

The bottom line is that AGW activists want us: a) to accept a hypothesis that has not followed traditional Science protocols, and b) to fork over $100± Trillion to implement “solutions” (like industrial wind energy) that are scientifically unproven. What could go wrong?

Read the full article at the following…

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Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on March 26, 2019 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

John Droz, Jr: Energy & Environmental Newsletter: March 25, 2019

Some of the more important articles in this issue from The Alliance for Wise Energy Decisions (AWED) are listed below. Please click on the following link to read these articles:

https://www.masterresource.org/alliance-for-wise-energy-decisions/energy-environmental-newsletter-3-25-2019/

Another Blue State (Maine) Rejects A Carbon Tax

Wind &…

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Added by Long Islander on March 25, 2019 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

President Trump: Watch wind turbines drop the value of your house by 65 percent

By Brett Samuels - 03/20/19…



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Added by Long Islander on March 22, 2019 at 10:17am — 1 Comment

Massive Coalition Backs Trump's Climate Science Committee

Establishment in full freak-out mode over the proposed presidential commission on climate science

Trump Climate Panel Could Expose Huge Fraud, Hence the Hysteria

A massive coalition of environmental organizations, activists, and think-tank leaders signed a letter to President Donald Trump supporting the proposed Presidential Commission on Climate Security (PCCS), as well as the…

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Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on March 22, 2019 at 5:30am — No Comments

Media publicize 2019 Maine State KidWind challenge in Portland

Nice to see the media assist in leading our kids down the garden path at the same time not a single major newspaper in the state reported that the University of Maine's sole onshore wind turbine was completely destroyed by fire on 4/1/18, almost a year ago. And zero reporting ever since. You don't suppose they'll do a retrospective on the defunct turbine's 10 year anniversary…

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Added by Long Islander on March 21, 2019 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Maine’s about to get a look at what its own Green New Deal would look like (LD 1282)

Presented by Representative MAXMIN of Nobleboro.

Cosponsored by Senator BELLOWS of Kennebec and

Representatives: BERRY of Bowdoinham, EVANGELOS of Friendship, HEPLER of

Woolwich, HICKMAN of Winthrop, INGWERSEN of Arundel, Senator: CHENETTE of

York.

A copy of the bill in PDF may be downloaded here:…

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Added by Long Islander on March 21, 2019 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Maine to give $5.1 million subsidy to boost electric vehicle purchases

Maine will provide a $5.1 million subsidy and add at least 50 public vehicle charging stations to encourage residents and companies to buy all-electric vehicles.

Gov. Janet Mills announced the financial incentive program in a news release Thursday. Funding comes from a 2017…

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Added by Long Islander on March 21, 2019 at 1:00pm — 18 Comments

Mass officials: Wind policy emphasis on price is hurting onshore industry

NEARLY 50 ELECTED AND BUSINESS officials from southeastern Massachusetts are urging the Baker administration to tweak the contracting process for the next offshore wind procurement to give a greater emphasis to onshore development investments.

Continue reading here:

https://commonwealthmagazine.org/energy/se-mass-officials-seek-tweak-in-wind-policy/…

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Added by Long Islander on March 20, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

Work Completed on World’s Tallest Wood Building (May signal role for Maine wood in CO2 sequestration economics)

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Added by Long Islander on March 19, 2019 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Tucker Carlson - "Climate Hysteria" (aired 3/18/19)

"If the greens care so much about the environment, why are their cities filthy - the cities that they run, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York? They're cesspools."

Begin viewing at the 14 minute mark at the following weblink:…

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Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on March 19, 2019 at 10:00am — No Comments

129th Legislature - Senate / House Email Contacts

129th Maine Legislature

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Added by Eric A. Tuttle on March 19, 2019 at 9:36am — No Comments

New England: Millstone nuclear deal reached, set to run for another 10 years

March 15, 2019

The Millstone Nuclear Power Station will stay open for another 10 years – a prospect that had been in some doubt recently even after it was selected in December as a winner of the final carbon-free energy competition by the Malloy administration.

Dominion, Millstone’s owner, had been negotiating with Connecticut’s two utilities – Eversource and United…

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Added by Long Islander on March 18, 2019 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

AOC an Actress? / The Green New Deal’s weak chain of logic

The Green New Deal's champion, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez "is not really the congresswoman of New York's 14th congressional district - she is essentially an actress, merely playing the part of a New York congresswoman", according to a new and very disturbing video. "If you find somebody with star power, you go with it and obviously Alexandria Ocasio Cortez has star power". "Their casting was perfect". "They freely admit it".

In the words of Alexandra Rojas, the executive…

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Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on March 18, 2019 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

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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."

https://pinetreewatch.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/

 

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

******** IF LINKS BELOW DON'T WORK, GOOGLE THEM*********

(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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