The fight moves from the Downeast Lakes to Oakfield and Island Falls, where First Wind has been granted a permit to destroy the view from two Class 1 lakes - Mattawamkeag Lake and Pleasant Lake with 50 turbines each nearly 500 feet tall. Lynne Williams has submitted a well written appeal, which will be heard by the BEP on Wednesday April 11 at the State Planning Office, Room 110, 19 Union Street, Augusta. The meeting begins at 9 am.
The appeal brief and the staff…Continue
The Maine Wire continued the Record Hill Wind/DOE loan guarantee story again today, printing my testimony to the DOE in opposition to Record Hill Wind's application for a loan guarantee. Mine was one of several dozen testimonies (all opposed) sent to the DOE in response to the draft Environmental Impact Statement.
The DOE issued a finding of "no significant impact" for this project, despite their acknowledgement…Continue