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The Nature Conservancy (TNC) took out a full page ad in the November issue of Downeast Magazine to thank its benefactors. The list includes:
Wind Developers: First Wind, Emera Maine, Patriot Renewables, Brookfield Renewables (NH)
Contractors: Cianbro, Reed & Reed, James Sewell Co., Sargent Corp.
Law Firms: Verrill Dana, Pierce Atwood, Preti Flaherty
George Smith, outdoor writer and former Director of the Sportsman's Alliance of Maine (SAM), recently lost his father. My sincere condolences to the family.
On 10/31 he devoted his BDN column to remembering some of the great hunting trips he and his father shared. He closed with an insight that I think many of us share:
"We didn’t have firearms that day,
and didn’t kill anything,
but that’s the smallest part of hunting..."
As I read that my…
This afternoon DEP Commissioner Patricia Aho signed the final denial document for First Wind's planned Bowers Mountain Wind Project in Carroll Plt and Kossuth Twp.
I have not read the entire decision document but at a glance it appears very similar to the draft that was circulated last week. Of course First Wind has the right to appeal to BEP and…Continue
This afternoon DEP released the draft of its decision on First Wind's Bowers Mountain Wind Project. The Department concluded that "The proposed activity would significantly compromise views from a SRSNS and would have an unreasonable adverse effect on the scenic character and existing uses related to scenic character of the resource."
The decision specifically states that even if the radar-activated lighting were to be retrofitted to the project, it would still have an unreasonable…Continue
Help PPDLW defeat First Wind's Bowers project a second time.
We hope to present DEP Commissioner Aho with a pile of 1000+ signatures and comments by the end of November.
Added by Gary Campbell on October 19, 2012 at 8:01pm — No Comments