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Make hay while the sun is shining......and ban the cows that eat it when you control all the branches of state government. There are many, many bills. One bill is LD 797, "An Act To Limit Greenhouse Gas Pollution and Effectively Use Maine's Natural Resources".
No, you will not actually find a bovine decommissioning provision in this bill.…Continue
Not quite sure what this means, but all six New England State Governors signed on to this statement :
"Recognizing that the entire New England region has a stake in ensuring a reliable energy system that also produces affordable outcomes for consumers, the New England Governors commit to work together, in coordination with ISO New England and through the New England States…Continue
"The analysis of almost 3,000 onshore wind turbines — the biggest study of its kind —warns that they will continue to generate electricity effectively for just 12 to 15 years.…Continue
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Offshore wind industry could come to Gulf of Maine
The offshore wind gold rush has largely blown past the Gulf of Maine.
German utility EnBW just joined a lobbying and trade group, Clean Energy New Hampshire. Normally, such a minor corporate move goes unremarked. But this one represents an important milestone: EnBW becomes the first offshore wind developer to publicly show an…
Dozens testified on both sides of a bill that would direct the Department of Environmental Protection to study the “total net effect” on greenhouse gases of CMP’s controversial proposal to build the 145-mile transmission line through western Maine. The New England Clean Energy Connect proposal would allow Massachusetts to purchase…Continue
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BRYANT POND — Fox News host Tucker Carlson dropped plans for a new studio in a tiny western Maine town late Wednesday after the Sun Journal publicized them....................
“I’m kind of bitter about it,” Carlson said, blaming the Sun Journal for undermining the project, probably deliberately. “......................He called the news story published online Wednesday evening “a total violation of my privacy.”…Continue
We all know that plastic straws and bags are existential threats to mankind. But did you know that they now have competition from balloons? "An Act Regarding the Sale and Release or Abandonment of Balloons" has been introduced in the Maine legislature. Along with recent bills such as defining the type of chickadee that should be our state bird and replacing the current…Continue
AUGUSTA, Maine — The beginning of March brings bad news for carbon tax supporters, who have been successful in getting legislation to impose the regressive tax introduced at the federal and state levels, but not in getting it enacted, not even in left-leaning, Democratic-run states that should be most inclined to welcome this policy.
A February 28 Maine House Committee on Energy Utilities and Technology…Continue
The rationing of electricity is underway .
"In practice, electric chillers would run during relatively low-cost off-peak hours (most likely at night) to freeze water to make ice. Then, when air conditioning load starts to rise on hot afternoons, the hospital’s HVAC system could be dialed back and the…Continue
This one's a winner …. for the booby prize.
By Grant Smith, Opinion Contributor — 03/10/19 06:40 PM EDT 329
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Lord Monckton, "take them down and restore the land".
This is a couple of years old but as true now and when it was produced.
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The Presidential Committee on Climate Science (PCCS) would, at long last, review and question the “dangerous manmade climate change” reports by federal agencies and investigations funded by them. The committee would be led by…Continue
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Governor Janet Mills and the legislature are heading towards expropriation of CMP (Avangrid) 145 mile transmission line from Hydro Quebec to Lewiston.
During a six hour stipulation hearing before the PUC not one intervenor asked the commissioners about this, yet the Governor had categorically stated on 03/01 "importantly, the stipulation creates a new special purpose entity (euphemism for State Owned Enterprise) not CMP to build and operate this transmission line".