Can't thank everyone who has donated to the Saving Maine campaign so far. Today was a great day at the "donate" button. Every dollar we raise goes to telling the truth about wind power and other environmental challenges facing Maine. So thank you all and tell your friends to show their support for the new campaign. We're in the Sun Journal, Kennebec Journal, and Morning Sentinel on Tuesday. We hope you like the ads and the messages - stay tuned. More good things on the way.
Added by richard mcdonald on June 29, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Saving Maine's ad campaign is appearing this weekend in the Maine Sunday Telegram and BDN weekend edition with two ads per edition. It's also running in the Tuesday (7/1) editions of the Kennebec Journal, Waterville Sentinel and Sun Journal. Two ads will be in each edition as well. We are working on a plan to include radio this Summer. As always, this cost money and we appreciate all of you who have contributed over the past couple of weeks. Keep hitting that "donate" button at…Continue
We're finishing up a very strong opening week with ads in the weekend edition of the BND and the Maine Sunday Telegram. Two hard hitting ads in each paper will be seen by tens of thousands of Mainers and tourists over this coming weekend. Something to look forward to on Sunday morning. Saving Maine web site traffic has been very strong as well - visits were up again yesterday after ads ran in the PPH. The FW/Enron ad was very poignant given the EMERA deal and Bowers denial. Please take Brad…Continue
The Saving Maine web site , www.SavingMaine.org, has been renovated and is up and running with a new donation option, a "who we are" page, and more. Our plan calls for an entirely new site over the coming weeks. We want to thank everyone for their positive comments and their encouragement. We look forward working with you all as this effort rolls out. We have a lot to do and will need everyone's help to make this effort pay. So, try out that donation…Continue
Saving Maine's statewide media effort starts this Thursday in the BDN and Falmouth Forecaster. The campaign will appear in the Portland Press Herald next week. Stay tuned.
Gov. LePage gave us a big boost tonight in the his state-of-the-state address when he told Democrats to stop pandering to special interest (wind industry) and get on board with his big hydro/natural gas plan. It's a big opening for us and another clear sign he's willing to make a change in Maine's energy policy. We need to show our support now! Send the governor and email praising his position tonight!
Added by richard mcdonald on February 4, 2014 at 8:31pm — No Comments
Good article from Forbes. See link.
Another voice is heard from - read Phillip Conkling's op-ed in today's on line BDN about the environment and off shore wind. The misinformation never stops coming.
I know it's the holidays, but go to the McLaughlin Group site - go to the bottom of the Homepage and use the "make a comment" feature to thank them for talking about bird/bat mortality as one of the biggest lies of 2013 - encourage them to up the ante on big wind - tell them our story - you never know. Tell them about Angus Kings' wind interest and his son's involvement w/FW - they may say more about it in upcoming broadcasts. Thanks and Happy Holidays!!
Added by richard mcdonald on December 23, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Is there some in CTOW who can respond to the NELA letter to set the record straight. We're up to our ears in press work here at FMM and would appreciate someone taking that on. We can't let this stuff go unchallenged. Allowing the public to think/believe that windmills in ME reduces pollution from the Midwest is extremely is a complete falsehood and needs to be called out. Selling REC to Midwest polluters is what's coming from ME wind developers - Thanks. RM
Added by richard mcdonald on December 20, 2013 at 8:18am — No Comments
For Immediate Release
Friends of Maine's Mountains: Industrial wind's new poll is an attempt to silence critics
December 16, 2013 Portland, Maine. Friends of Maine's Mountains (FMM) is encouraging the people of Maine to question the motivation and validity of the recent poll promoting industrial wind power in Maine. The Maine Renewable Energy Association…Continue
The PPH has a poll up on it's home page and we need to vote "no" before they take it down. Take time this morning and vote to stop the killing Eagles and other wildlife by the wind industry. It will take you 2 minutes and a big turnout is critical to keeping pressure on the media to shine a bright light on the facts about wind power in Maine. Vote now!
For Immediate Release
Friends of Maine's Mountains calls on Maine Audubon to disclose its financial ties to industrial wind and retract its new report that fails to…Continue
I'm sure it's due to the Wyoming case where Duke Energy was held criminally (convicted) liable for killing eagles at a number of their wind farms. So, the President is going to ask Congress to pass a 30 year exemption for the developers so they can kill these poor animals without any recourse. I wonder if the developers in Maine have secured their permits to kill eagles - maybe we should call and ask the Audubon Society to comment.