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In the meantime, we've endured wasteful, panicked policies such as massive subsidies for the wind and solar power, and electric cars.
" It's a money making industry ,OK. It's a hoax, a lot of it", President -elect TRUMP
Years ago, Exxon folks like Raymond hit it on the head as to climate issues.
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By Verrill Dana
Posted Dec. 28, 2016, at 12:05 p.m.
Verrill Dana environmental attorneys Juliet Browne, Scott Anderson and Gordon Smith each authored chapters of the MCLE book entitled, A Practical Guide to Land Use in Maine. The guide covers topics ranging from licensing and permitting to wind energy and shoreland zoning.
Browne, author of the chapter on the Maine Wind Energy Act, provides insights into jurisdiction for review and permitting of wind energy developments in…Continue
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The pace of renewables growth will be affected by numerous separate policy decisions. These include the Clean Power Plan, the Investment Tax Credit and Production Tax Credit for renewables and the addition or reduction of restrictions on fossil fuel production and consumption.
see this interesting article for some scenarios.…Continue
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Although state regulators on the Public Utilities Commission created a rule, back in 2007, that envisions the program continuing indefinitely, lawmakers such as House Republican Leader Ken Fredette are asking, so what?
“Well, let’s be very clear. The PUC does not set policy, the Legislature sets policy. So in regards to any rule, I find it almost offensive that the PUC would add a sentence that would suggest that it would go beyond the legislative intent,” he said.
About 40 communities ask to be removed, which means that wind power companies would have to go through a rezoning process to build in those places.....Milton Township is the only community where such efforts failed after opposition from a Milton landowner and EverPower Wind Holdings, which wants to build a 40-megawatt wind project.....…Continue
From the Canada Free Press is an article talking about how ridiculously expensive the Block Island Offshore Wind Project is and how it is not really a viable solution. It cost more than 10 times more than a gas plant that would supply the same amount of energy, but more reliable and without the transmission problems. Denmark, a country that is always pushed in our face about having almost all "renewable" energy, is so energy poor, their citizens pay a huge part of their monthly pay for…Continue
One wonders whether this taxpayer funded "Ministry of Truth" will be used to counter any news or social media that does not support the "green" agenda.
But while the passage of the NDAA - and the funding of the US military - was hardly a surprise, the biggest news is what was buried deep inside the provisions of the Defense Authortization Act.
Recall that as…Continue
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