In his speech tonight in Grand Rapids, MI, the president again took time to criticize wind power. The speech, as well as earlier speakers can be viewed at the following link.
It's good to see the…Continue
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In a 45 minute interview with Sean Hannity on the 3/27/19 telecast of "Hannity" on the Fox News Channel, President Trump discusses a number of topics including wind power and the "New Green Deal".
Watch the video of the full one hour telecast at:…Continue
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Going green is often easier said than done, but a new business organization is hoping to change that. While focusing on large-scale energy buyers, the group plans to push for changes that could make renewable power more accessible for all Americans.
Companies from a…
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Also included in this post is a small sampling of earlier posts related to Angus King's wind projects in Maine. Anyone interested in finding more such material need only use the search box in the upper right area of this website. Type in terms such as Angus King, Record Hill, Independence Wind, Roxbury Pond, Highland Plantation, etc. (without quotes) and your search results should include considerable information.…Continue
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Some of the more important articles in this issue from The Alliance for Wise Energy Decisions (AWED) are listed below. Please click on the following link to read these articles:
Another Blue State (Maine) Rejects A Carbon Tax
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By Brett Samuels - 03/20/19…
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Nice to see the media assist in leading our kids down the garden path at the same time not a single major newspaper in the state reported that the University of Maine's sole onshore wind turbine was completely destroyed by fire on 4/1/18, almost a year ago. And zero reporting ever since. You don't suppose they'll do a retrospective on the defunct turbine's 10 year anniversary…Continue
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Presented by Representative MAXMIN of Nobleboro.
Cosponsored by Senator BELLOWS of Kennebec and
Representatives: BERRY of Bowdoinham, EVANGELOS of Friendship, HEPLER of
Woolwich, HICKMAN of Winthrop, INGWERSEN of Arundel, Senator: CHENETTE of
A copy of the bill in PDF may be downloaded here:…Continue
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Maine will provide a $5.1 million subsidy and add at least 50 public vehicle charging stations to encourage residents and companies to buy all-electric vehicles.
Gov. Janet Mills announced the financial incentive program in a news release Thursday. Funding comes from a 2017…
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NEARLY 50 ELECTED AND BUSINESS officials from southeastern Massachusetts are urging the Baker administration to tweak the contracting process for the next offshore wind procurement to give a greater emphasis to onshore development investments.
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March 15, 2019
The Millstone Nuclear Power Station will stay open for another 10 years – a prospect that had been in some doubt recently even after it was selected in December as a winner of the final carbon-free energy competition by the Malloy administration.
Dominion, Millstone’s owner, had been negotiating with Connecticut’s two utilities – Eversource and United…Continue
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Make hay while the sun is shining......and ban the cows that eat it when you control all the branches of state government. There are many, many bills. One bill is LD 797, "An Act To Limit Greenhouse Gas Pollution and Effectively Use Maine's Natural Resources".
No, you will not actually find a bovine decommissioning provision in this bill.…Continue
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Offshore wind industry could come to Gulf of Maine
The offshore wind gold rush has largely blown past the Gulf of Maine.
German utility EnBW just joined a lobbying and trade group, Clean Energy New Hampshire. Normally, such a minor corporate move goes unremarked. But this one represents an important milestone: EnBW becomes the first offshore wind developer to publicly show an…
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Dozens testified on both sides of a bill that would direct the Department of Environmental Protection to study the “total net effect” on greenhouse gases of CMP’s controversial proposal to build the 145-mile transmission line through western Maine. The New England Clean Energy Connect proposal would allow Massachusetts to purchase…Continue
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BRYANT POND — Fox News host Tucker Carlson dropped plans for a new studio in a tiny western Maine town late Wednesday after the Sun Journal publicized them....................
“I’m kind of bitter about it,” Carlson said, blaming the Sun Journal for undermining the project, probably deliberately. “......................He called the news story published online Wednesday evening “a total violation of my privacy.”…Continue
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AUGUSTA, Maine — The beginning of March brings bad news for carbon tax supporters, who have been successful in getting legislation to impose the regressive tax introduced at the federal and state levels, but not in getting it enacted, not even in left-leaning, Democratic-run states that should be most inclined to welcome this policy.
A February 28 Maine House Committee on Energy Utilities and Technology…Continue
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Michael Shellenberger - Contributor
"A lot depends on journalists, who have until now been largely uncritical cheerleaders of renewables."
Grassroots opposition to solar and wind farms is growing and has nothing to do with fossil fuel interests, climate skepticism, or bureaucratic inertia. Indeed, most of it is…Continue
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SEABROOK, N.H. – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says it plans to approve a license extension for New Hampshire’s Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant next week.
New Hampshire Public Radio reports regulators made the announcement Tuesday after holding another public hearing on concerns they were moving too quickly to approve the extension through 2050..............................................…Continue
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