This is an Audio Recording of the EUT session on April 29th 2015.
I was late returning from an Appointment and had a bit of difficulty accessing the link so I missed an hour that I could have gotten. 5:00 pm until end AUDIO FILE [1:54:35 ]
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Added by Eric A. Tuttle on April 30, 2015 at 1:44pm — No Comments
I like this comment from a reader of this article:
The comparison isn't even close. Wind turbines in America probably kill more birds
each month than the BP oil spill in the Gulf.
But what is the public to believe when research is rigged, our government is
corrupt and very little we are being told about renewable energy is the truth?
We are not being told about important turbine impacts like the extinction…
Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on April 29, 2015 at 10:11pm — 1 Comment
One of the investors in the Somerset Economic Development Corporation is Cianbro...
We can now Identify a common Enemy, not only per this article but also by a long ago article that Vigue of Cianbro who is part or by now whole owner of the former Moscow Over the Horizon Radar station, has stated his plans for 10 Wind Turbines at some point in time. Remember the Somerset County Commissioners sold out the…
Added by Eric A. Tuttle on April 29, 2015 at 9:01pm — No Comments
This is the message I sent to the Maine Legislature's Environment and Natural Resources Committee, including the photos. It is NOT too late to email or call the Committee members to do the right thing and pass LD 911, which includes a greater scenic impact zone for the ever larger wind turbines and putting cumulative impact into the law as criteria. Here is the link to the Committee: …Continue
Added by Brad Blake on April 29, 2015 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments
The importance of having firm generation capacity as opposed to non-dispatchable sources like wind power may be touched upon today in the discussion of LD 1313. As noted in FMM's most recent legislative update, LD 1313 would remove the referendum requirement for installing nuclear plants that are small. The idea in this Governor's bill is that we need firm generation capacity as opposed to non-dispatchable…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 29, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment
The Expedited Permitting Area was created behind closed doors. No minutes…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 28, 2015 at 11:27pm — 5 Comments
The S Donald, the U.S. Congresswoman's husband who personally incubated D.E. Shaw, longtime half owner of First Wind, sells his pro-wind newspapers.
Press Herald papers purchased by midcoast businessman Reade Brower
A memo sent to Maine Today Media staff late Tuesday confirmed financier S. Donald Sussman, husband of Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, agreed to sell the paper. …Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 28, 2015 at 5:00pm — 13 Comments
Added by arthur qwenk on April 28, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments
April 27, 2015
For Immediate Release: Monday, April 27, 2015
Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531
AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today announced several staff additions to the Office of the Governor, including Chief Legal Counsel and three Policy Advisors.
Cynthia Montgomery serves as Chief Legal Counsel for the Office of the Governor.…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 27, 2015 at 3:40pm — No Comments
Last week, on Earth Day, under questioning from Rep. Bob Duschesne, Dr. David Publicover, senior staff scientist with the Appalachian Mountain Club and a member of The Governor's Task Force on Wind Power Development that laid the groundwork for Maine's shameful expedited wind law, admitted that the task force never considered the cumulative impact of erecting gargantuan industrial wind turbines throughout Maine.
Please click on the following link to Eric Tuttle's video of this…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 27, 2015 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments
An effort by opponents to stop a proposed Ohio wind farm, which includes a legally questionable maneuver to prevent property owners from granting variances, has the support of the state legislature’s most outspoken critic of renewable energy."
Added by arthur qwenk on April 27, 2015 at 10:00am — 1 Comment
Government-subsidized, grid-scale wind and solar do not pass the real cost-benefit analysis, and worse they siphon much needed funds away from finding truly clean solutions for a power-hungry planet.
Our energy policies should be based on science, not symbolism.
Registered Maine Master Guide
Please read the rest here:…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 27, 2015 at 1:00am — 1 Comment
Added by Eric A. Tuttle on April 26, 2015 at 9:57am — 2 Comments
"This article is partially…Continue
Added by arthur qwenk on April 25, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments
An "all of the above" strategy is the energy equivalent of making sure that everyone on the Little League team is given a trophy....or perhaps telling little Johnny that 1 + 1 = "Whatever answer feels good for you Johnny". The wind industry uses the phrase "all of the above" all the time, seeking safety in the herd and vampire-like avoidance of sunlight.…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 24, 2015 at 8:30am — 3 Comments
Happy Earth Day windies.
Added by Long Islander on April 22, 2015 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments
Governor LePage says his goals are simple. "I hope to get four governors to agree that we need a pipeline and we move together to get a pipe line, and that we get together to buy cheap energy from Canada."
Added by Long Islander on April 22, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
For some reason unbeknownst to me, the link I provided earlier brings us to the audio for the wrong committee.
I am thus trying again.
If this happens to bring you to the wrong committee, please click on the dropdown arrow in the white box and make sure that Room 216 is selected.
Added by Long Islander on April 22, 2015 at 10:32am — 13 Comments
If you are not attending in person, please tune in on the Web at the following link to listen to today's Public Hearing on LD 911 as described below. If they start late or take a break, there will be dead air.
After clicking the above link, turn up your speakers and use the audio buttons immediately to the right of the words "Environment and…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 22, 2015 at 9:00am — 4 Comments
Rep Sara Gideon's Bill Forcing Mainers to Buy Solar Required for $6 Million South Portland Solar Project
L.D. 1263, sponsored by Democratic Rep. Sara Gideon of Freeport would require 2.5 percent of Maine’s electricity mix to come from solar by 2022
Added by Long Islander on April 21, 2015 at 9:30am — 4 Comments
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