Maine Public | By Kevin Miller
Published June 9, 2023 at 6:44 AM EDT
A proposed transmission line connecting Aroostook County to the New England power grid has passed another hurdle at the State House.
The Maine Senate voted 24-9 on Thursday to give preliminary approval to a bill authorizing construction of a 1,200-megawatt transmission line. The $2 billion project would carry electricity from a…
Congratulations to Governor Scott who cares about his constituent's future and well- being !
Shame to those democratic legislators who voted to override the Governor's veto !
An immense bravo to democrats Nelson Brownell and Thomas Bock who courageously defied the pathological ideological drivel from the Vermont enviro/businesses/activists conglomerate who tried so desperately to sink their teeth in Vermont's backs .
"The Vermont House today…Continue
The following has been submitted to the Sun Journal for consideration on their opinion page. The details have been provided to several reporters over the past months but none of them have chosen to write about it.
Eileen Adams' story in the Sun Journal (Record Hill looking for federal guarantee on its loan - 2/22/11) about the Record Hill Wind federal loan guarantee application omitted some…Continue
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A lobbyist for an industry…
Rust never sleeps. Nor do the compromised, the greedy, the dishonest, the arrogant and the ignorant.
............... Aqua Ventus has been in contact with fishing interests this winter to brief them on the path and work schedule. It intentionally chose to work in March, despite the greater potential for bad weather, because there are no conflicts with recreational boaters and…Continue
Avangrid Vice Chairman John Baldacci -- what's your plan for when a wind turbine blaze starts on a remote mountaintop in Maine?
The fire started Saturday afternoon near an area where fire was seen coming from a wind turbine nearly 300 feet off the ground, according to officials and local media. The turbine is part of a wind farm…Continue
Several years ago the wind industry pleaded "one last time" for an extension of the Production Tax Credit (PTC). This was to be the last extension of this perennially renewing "temporary" giveaway:
Our friends at Protect Monhegan have until February 14th to provide comments against the University of Maine's Aqua Ventus project. Comments may be made at this link:
On shore or off shore it is business as usual for the wind industry...no matter who the…Continue
Hallelujah! With a lot of help from our friends Steve and Monique Thurston, Republican Phil Scott, an anti wind candidate, was elected handily in Vermont! Congratulations all you Vermont woodchucks!
https://medium.com/@jimwiegand/comments-on-icebreaker-6bb3bad6ff66#.mmb037f5r ; In these comments is the hideous truth about wind energy, this industry's research fraud and the environmental destruction being caused by wind energy. These comments were filed with Ohio.gov on 10/21 in response to the hundreds of 700 ft. turbines…Continue
Maine is one of the states, cities, counties, etc that have joined the "Clean Power Plan". Here is a quote from NY State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
“The EPA’s Clean Power Plan is a critical step forward in responding to the threat of climate change. The rule is firmly grounded in science and the law,” states Schneiderman. “The rule incorporates successful strategies New York and other states have used to cut climate change pollution from power plants while maintaining…Continue
While U.S. Senate candidate Angus King was busy discussing the ethical benefits of selling his company, behind the scenes Independence Wind was becoming part of a congressional probe into inappropriate federal loan guarantees.Despite an increasingly tangled timeline, the former governor’s campaign maintains he had no knowledge of the probe.
Congressional investigators sent an official letter to…Continue
In view of Angus King's intention to seek election to the US Senate, and in light of recent revelations about the lack of justification for the Federal Loan Guarantee that Record Hill Wind sought and was granted, I am reposting (1) the following blog post as well as (2) my comment to the DOE during the public comment period on the loan application, and (3) the relevant section of the report titled,…Continue
The person who directed me to this article wrote in her email that "there was a similar major bird kill by the turbines at Stetson recently..but this has apparently been hushed up".
I can't verify this so please regard accordingly while remembering "where there's smoke, there's fire".
Added by Long Islander on August 30, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments
An area destroyed for $26 a year. I guess that means about seven cents a day per owner, which if there were two people in every household might be 3.5 cents per day. Maine has been had. Thank you Governor Baldacci. Thank you NRCM.
Iconic shot of wind turbines on northern end of Rollins Mt. with Mt. Katahdin in the background. May…Continue
Please click on the following PDF on First Wind - a complaint from a U.S. Congressman.
Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on September 22, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments
The attached document attempts to put NRCM's published CO2 information into proper perspective. We think it does just that and it's high time to change course. C'mon everybody, let's work together to fix Maine's problems.
Added by Long Islander on September 23, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments