Ever since people realized the ramifications of LD 2283 being rammed through the Legislature in the waning hours of its short session in 2008 under the guise of being an "emergency", many have believed this product of such a flawed and manipulated process was illegal. Even worse was its administrative process, which was being made up as DEP was considering applications for Rollins and Record Hill projects. Attempting to have a say about the proliferation of destructive industrial wind…Continue
Added by Brad Blake on August 31, 2013 at 12:45am — No Comments
please write comments about noise issues to these folks.
It seems all projects have the same complaint protocols. Leave enforcement in the hands of the developer.
Here is another chance to tell BEP the truth of the…Continue
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Originally posted 9/6/12. Re-posting 8/29/13.
A half page 4 Color ad with the following headline appears in today's (9/6/12) Portland Press Herald:
The ad, funded entirely by Maine citizens, everyday people who are deeply concerned about how industrial wind power developers are changing our state, appears on page A11, the…Continue
THIS RULING FROM THE UN IS A VERY IMPORTANT DECISION FOR ALL WIND WARRIORS :
HERE IN MAINE ,WE HAVE FOR YEARS NOW TRIED TO EXPRESS THAT PL661 ( THE EXPEDITED WIND LAW ) HAS BEEN WRITTEN AND IMPOSED IN 2008 ON MAINE CITIZENS IN THE MOST DICTATORIAL FASHION.
FOR THREE CONSECUTIVE LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS WE HAVE TRIED TO EXPRESS THE FLAWS AND INJUSTICES BOTH ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL OF THAT LAW .
AT THE END OF THE LAST LEGISLATIVE…Continue
Are you aware that these are not yet built or functional, that the wind companies -- some foreign…Continue
Boston's First Wind and Emera pull Northeast Wind
First Wind and Emera have withdrawn a proposed $385 million debt package for the Northeast Wind portfolio. The sponsors struggled to attract commitments at ...…
PLEASE LET US REMEMBER THAT MPUC GAVE THE GREEN LIGHT FOR THIS DEAL LAST SPRING AND THAT ACCORDING TO THE MAINE PUBLIC ADVOCATE :
"First Wind’s Vice President, Mr. Alvarez, testified before the PUC that First…Continue
Over the years, Jonathan Carter and I have had some widely differing opinions, but, this time, he has nailed it. First Wind and all the other alternative energy promoters have sold the people of Maine a bill of goods with a huge price tag.
Unless the plug is pulled — literally — we are facing exorbitant costs on energy, an ugly landscape, neighbors who lose health and happiness just because they live close to the turbines, and a severe loss of wildlife —…Continue
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You MUST READ this piece posted from Maineenvironews.com By responding to Connecticut's call for PPA proposals, First Wind has tipped it hand about its intentions. The 57 mile long transmission line from Oakfield to Mattawamkeag opens up ridge after ridge in the shadow of Mt. Katahdin for behemoth wind machines. Thoreau and Gov. Baxter must be spinning in their graves! We…Continue
Where is the Maine Department of Tourism on wind turbines???
The head of the department must be hiding under his desk.
Poor sole, doesn't know whether to speak his or her true feelings
for fear of losing their job.
Are they going to promote Maine's ugly wind turbines for tourism???
Perhaps they should tear down that sign that I love to see when
going back to Maine. The new one might read "Welcome To Maine Visit Our