Please click on the PDF file below entitled "Maine’s Wind Goals, CO2 and the Forest." The document is intended to put Governor Baldacci's wind goals into perspective.
NRCM has published figures on CO2…Continue
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The following is excerpted from an article in today's Maine Sunday Telegram. Bats are under serious pressure from White-Nose Syndrome. Do we really need additional bat mortality from wind turbine caused barotrauma?
"Biologists say fewer bats, which eat insects, could lead to increased numbers of pests, resulting in harm to agriculture and forests. It is anticipated that white-nose syndrome will continue to spread, partly because the fungus can be carried on humans'…Continue
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PEER (Public Employees for environmental Responsibility) lifts the rock under which the Cape Wind political maggots have been hiding, gnawing away at our environment. Something to consider as Maine looks to de-wind its waters.
FEDERAL AGENCIES FLYING BLIND IN CAPE WIND APPROVALS — Internal E-Mails Admit Huge Data Gaps, Inability to Monitor and Pursue Mitigation
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Bird Migration Study Could Impact Windpower Siting Off Maine Coast
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Ethanol isn't the only heavily subsidized energy source that won a multibillion dollar jackpot in last week's tax deal. The other big winner was the wind industry, which received a one year extension of a $3 billion grant program for renewable energy projects.…Continue
At the Offshore Wind: Tools and Information for Maine Coastal Stakeholders" meeting in Belfast on December 145h , one of the afternoon panels was called Lessons Learned from Siting Renewable Energy Projects. Panelists included the Mayor of Block Island off Massachusetts, a Rhodes Island commercial fisherman, a representative of the Massachusetts Coastal Zone…Continue
Added by Ron Huber on December 16, 2010 at 1:45am — No Comments
On December 4th, Senators Snowe and Collins voted against an amendment to the Federal Tax Relief bill that would have given away billions of dollars in Public subsidies to industrial wind development corporations.
That amendment was brought forth by Senator Max Baucus of Montana, as part of the Federal Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010. The Senator has vowed to see the multibillion dollar 1603 cash grant program extended for so-called…
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An exclusive feature of WindAction.org
(Posted December 9, 2010)
LINCOLN - My name is Donald Smith. I am 82 years old…Continue
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Excerpted from the 12/1/10 Portland Press-Herald:
Policy makers should consider jobs, clean air and other benefits of wind, NRCM's Voorhees said, not just today’s price of electricity. If the cheapest possible power today was the only goal, he said, the only option would be to build coal-fired generators.
But the complexity of the issue was highlighted Tuesday, at a business forum in Augusta attended by LePage.
LePage asked Tom Patterson, a development…Continue
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