We should replace profit-seeking utilities with a publicly managed nonprofit to meet climate goals.
By Matthew Cannon
Special to the Press Herald
Matthew Cannon is campaign and policy associate director for the Sierra Club Maine chapters.
The latest report from the…Continue
Added by Long Islander on November 30, 2021 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments
In all the permits in Maine for wind projects there is a required section(buried in the permit's small print) on decommissioning .NO ONE in the Wind Industry wants to talk about it.They understate the real costs of disposal . That is a purposeful lie to down play the real cost to a hosting co,,umity. There useful life will end (approx. 20 years) , then what? Disposal Costs and Methods.....Each turbine will cost well over 1 Million $$ to dispose of. (Check the Falmouth Mass. disposal…Continue
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The transmission line for NECEC was strongly opposed by NRCM. Will we see NRCM question this? Don't hold your breath. Remember, "All electrons are equal but some electrons are more equal than…Continue
Added by Long Islander on November 30, 2021 at 11:42am — 7 Comments
Once again, an inanimate Tesla has burst into flames.
The latest incident comes from Upper Dublin, Pennsylvania, where a…
Added by Willem Post on November 28, 2021 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments
The Transportation Climate Initiative is DEAD AND BURIED
The TCI was proposed about 2 years ago. The word “climate” was inserted for political correctness.
There is no way, any and all measures, by all of the US northeast, could ever affect the world climate, while China, India, and others, are allowed to continue burning at least 8 BILLION metric ton of coal each year, with NO time limit, as agreed to by Glasgow COP26…Continue
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Please take a moment to send your State's AG a copy of this letter (copy if you wish)
Dear Attorney General of ( Your STATE here),
Added by arthur qwenk on November 26, 2021 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments
See below....Support the Republic!.
Please Spread This.
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At a time when President Biden and congressional Democrats are pushing to expand the breadth of entitlements to include free preschool and subsidized child care, little attention is given to the fact that the country’s biggest existing entitlement program—Social Security—is a financial wreck.
Authored by Brian McGlinchey via Stark Realities,…Continue
Added by Willem Post on November 25, 2021 at 12:30pm — 9 Comments
November 25th 2021
This in-depth encounter between minds details how to stop the bloody civil war globalists are trying to unleash upon America.
The only way this information gets out is by you sharing this video!
Throughout the discussion, everyone expressed concern over what…Continue
Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on November 25, 2021 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment
The developers of a 145-mile transmission line through the state agreed to suspend work but said that also means payments for benefits will be held back.
by Edward D. Murphy
The developers of an electricity transmission corridor through western Maine who agreed to halt construction last week at the request of Gov. Janet…Continue
Added by Long Islander on November 25, 2021 at 10:00am — 47 Comments
By JENNIFER McDERMOTT, Associated Press
November 24, 2021 | 2:59 PM
The Biden administration approved an offshore wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island on Wednesday as part of a plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030.
The U.S. Department of the Interior announced it approved the construction and operations of the South Fork Wind project, the department’s second approval of a commercial-scale, offshore wind energy project in the United States.…Continue
Added by Long Islander on November 24, 2021 at 6:30pm — No Comments
“For the hundreds of thousands of folks who bought one of those electric cars, they’re going to save $800 to $1000 in fuel costs this year,” Biden said, referring to the $112,595 electric Hummer pickup he test drove at a General Motors factory in Detroit earlier this month.
The president appeared frustrated that some Americans continue blaming his environmental agenda for higher gas prices, dismissing it as a “myth.”
“My effort to combat climate change is not…Continue
Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on November 23, 2021 at 11:30pm — 3 Comments
They affirmatively tell Massachusetts that they'd rather have a power line as big as NECEC, PLUS a thousand 50-story wind turbines in "pristine Maine Wilderness" that only work 2 days out of 7.
Sorry to use such a harsh term as "idiots" but that's the only word that fits. …Continue
Added by Art Brigades on November 23, 2021 at 7:48pm — 2 Comments
General Michael T. Flynn: "This is not a conspiracy theory, this is a conspiracy and the big take is the United States of America"
Some quotes, (some paraphrased as I'm just one person transcribing) from the interview which can be seen in the video:
- They are using this covid tyranny as a total assault on our bill of rights
- Read the Bill of Rights and break them out because every single one…Continue
Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on November 23, 2021 at 6:30am — 2 Comments
Western Maine Renewables LLC is proposing 14 turbine, 58.8 MW windpower facility in the Town of Moscow. Maximum height for the proposed turbines is 591 feet. The applicant proposes collector lines, a substation, new roads, road upgrades, and an operations and maintenance building. The applications were accepted for processing on July 14,…Continue
Added by Monique Aniel Thurston on November 21, 2021 at 4:30pm — 6 Comments
It is too often overlooked in all the discussions about the “transition” to a net-zero emissions economy that the most consequential transition is that from democratic capitalism to feudal…
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Added by Steve Thurston on November 21, 2021 at 9:02am — 7 Comments
Here is what has happened in recent days in some of the bluest of blue US jurisdictions.
In 2010, some twelve US northeast states, plus the District of Columbia, agreed to form something called the “Transportation and Climate…Continue
Added by Willem Post on November 21, 2021 at 8:00am — 1 Comment
New England experienced an unusual cold spell from December 24, 2017 – January 8, 2018
The image was created by the New England electric system operator, ISO-NE.
Fuel Shifts During the Cold Period
Fuel oil consumption increased,…Continue
Added by Willem Post on November 21, 2021 at 7:00am — 1 Comment
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