The Ellsworth American Newspaper clearly understands the issues regarding the proliferating wind scourge in Maine. Its good they do, as the stretch of small mountains and ridges along Maine's remote Downeast Coastal region are targeted for heavy wind power development following theBull Hill project. The problem is all this region consists of Unorganized Territories and tiny towns and plantations all enveloped by the heinous Expedited Wind Permitting Zone.
Here is an excellent quote…Continue
Under LD 828, to remove your township, plantation or municipality from the Expedited Permitting Area, you must submit a petition to LUPC requesting it. It must be in a format provided by LUPC and include the signatures of at least 10% of the number of registered voters residing in the township, plantation, municipality or portion thereof that voted in the most recent gubernatorial election.
To find out how many of your township's registered voters actually voted last…Continue
I know we have already been paying for transmission upgrades! But how are Bangor Hydro customers going to bear the brunt of this?
Added by Pineo Girl on July 1, 2015 at 5:16pm — No Comments
Sun Edison has gained funding for and is starting the Bingham project. More ridgetops will be devastated for useless profiteering. They make it sound like Maine is getting a GIFT.…Continue
After seeing what Iberdrola has done in Maine, it looks like they are getting a rejection from our neighbors to the south. Why couldn't our PUC have seen through Iberdrola before we got taken?
A new organization has been started in MA by Tom Thompson who lives in Scituate , MA where the turbine installed in his town has created a nightmare of noise and shadow flicker for the adjacent residents . Tom has been advocating for appropriate siting for some times while the efforts to demand that the State conducts noise testing have been largely ignored.
I believe that joining Tom in his effort is part of the coalition building we need to develop, as New Englanders , to protect…Continue