A reader left the following post with this article in the Bangor Daily News:
Portland, you've got it all wrong! Since you all favor wind power and jobs, and economic development, and being green, you…Continue
(Posted November 28, 2011)
I put together few bullets points of historical significance about the genesis of the regulatory process for wind power in Maine : PLEASE CHECK THE REPORT FOR A MORE THOROUGH UNDERSTANDING:
Report on the Viability of Wind Power Development in Maine, Maine Public Utilities Committee (Presented to the Utilities and Energy Committee of the Maine Legislature, January 27, 2005)
Available on-line at:…Continue
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As one of the reader commenters has cleverly written:
"Your search – “renewable energy” – did not match any documents".
As many of you know, a battle now rages in Island Falls that has taken the wind merchants by total surprise, where near 500' turbines threaten two magnificent north woods lakes -- lakes where the great conservationist President Theodore…
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The following key comment was left by a reader in today's Bangor Daily News article entitled "Oakfield vote advances $300 million wind project in Aroostook County"
"You should be aware that these wind projects are single purpose entities with no legal recourse to the…
Hello All: The Mount Desert Islander published the following letter in today's edition, Lynne
Without even bothering to begin construction on the Oakfield Industrial Wind facility that was permitted by the Department of Environmental Protection in January 2010, Evergreen Wind LLC quietly submitted an application for a large expansion of the project. The new application would increase the number of turbines from 34 to 50, and…
The clothesline and the BS line.
In the line at the grocery store, the cashier told an older woman
that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags
weren't good for the environment.
The woman apologized to him and explained,
"We didn't have…Continue
The sentence that really made me think when reading the editorial below was:
"This opposition speaks to the soul of Maine because only the opponents are trying to preserve a priceless view."…Continue
I drove on Route 17 , by the Record Hill turbines yeterday .
Not yet online, they stand idle looking like huge very sharp needles disfiguring eight miles of magnificent work of Nature and piercing the heart of all of us driving by, bewildered at a reality that we could not prevent .
Record Hill , the second project allowed by DEP under the expedited law .
As Angus King keeps hopping around the state telling the kind folks of Maine that…Continue
This adds to the election night shutout favoring wind ordinances across the state. Statewide, it was 5-0 in favor of protective ordinances and moratoriums.
Added by Long Islander on November 19, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
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Please see and sign the online petition at:
And by all means, please consider leaving a comment.
The photo on the left may not be the…Continue
From the Washington Post's editorial board on privatizing profits and socializing losses.
Tell us please why it was was that Angus King's mature technology, the wind turbine, entitled him to a $102 million DOE loan guarantee. Tell us please everything that occurred in Washington, D.C. that made this transpire.
Added by Long Islander on November 18, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
I have been without my duo processor 6G Ram, Hewlet Packard 7600 series vista computer for the better part of a week. But, finally was given a 5MHz stone age Gateway XP with all its incompatibilities to work on a comeback. I'd greatly appreciate a run down on the last couple weeks to help me catch up. I feel years left behind. Thanks in advance.
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