MPBN: Do you approve of the state's current wind power policy? And, would you like to see the approval process either speeded up or perhaps slowed down to take account of complaints?
MITCHELL: Again, wind power is also balancing. You're trying to create clean energy.…Continue
About $706 million in federal stimulus money went to wind farms that were completed before President Obama was inaugurated, according to a new story by The Investigative Reporting Workshop. A total of $1.3 billion went to 19 farms finished before the first dime of stimulus grant money for renewable energy was ever handed out. Above: the 19 projects in question, click on the dots to reveal…
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Follow law, not wind
George Baker’s recent comments to the press strike the wrong chord for those of us who have spent the last year living with the turbine noise in Vinalhaven. Baker, of Fox Islands Wind and the Island Institute, claims he is committed to running the turbines in compliance. However, on Sept. 14, he is quoted in the BDN: “He told the Associated Press on Tuesday that slowing down the turbines’ blades to lower the noise level by a couple of…
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Maine geeting card company Borealis Press says on its website:
"Objecting to windmills when the alternative is fossil or nuclear fuel is dumb beyond thought."
Apparently 100% of the electricity that Surry, ME based Borealis Press uses derives from wind energy. I guess like the Stetson mountain…Continue