Added by Dan McKay on March 31, 2018 at 9:23am — No Comments
The following groups have petitioned the PUC to intervene in the NECEC case. I wonder how many have wind pushing them .
CONSERVATION LAW FOUNDATION
LD 1810, a bill to extract all of Western Maine from the expedited wind permitting area will go for vote in the House of Representatives next week. The democrats will vote against it, even some who represent Western Maine.
These are the talking points of Mr. Voorhees, , climate and energy policy director of the NRCM regarding the NECEC project :
Roll-call #514: LD 532 (HP 376)
|"An Act To Remove the 100-megawatt Limit on Hydroelectric Generators under the Renewable Resources Laws"|
|Sponsored by Representative Beth O'Connor|
January 2018 Expensive Month
Added by Dan McKay on March 26, 2018 at 8:24am — No Comments
Every vote that would either delay, derail or kill this bill before it could be referred to committee and brought forth for House and Senate vote was resoundingly and unanimously approved by the democrats and democrats only.…Continue
Added by Dan McKay on March 20, 2018 at 9:47am — No Comments
Finally, the bill, LD 1810, has withstood the shenanigans of the self-possessed, egotistical, empty-suited Chairs of the EUT and ENR Committees.
The smell of collusion is entrenched in these two statements :
Correspondence From Senator Tom Saviello 3-1-18 :
"Mr. Mckay, Let me be clear, there is no "hanky panky" going on. I have consistently worked to get all the environmentally related win bills in front of the environmental and natural resources committee(ENR) since DEP is the state department implementing the rules. In fact in 2013 I was successful in…Continue
Added by Dan McKay on March 2, 2018 at 3:24pm — No Comments
The House acted on LD 1810 during the 2/6/18 session and referred it to the EUT Committee.
The Senate acted on LD 1810 during the 2/27/18 session and referred it to the ENR Committee, even after fully knowing the House had already referred it to EUT. Referred by Senator Saviello.
This set-up today's session in the House where a concurrence to the Senate action would have moved the bill on to the ENR Committee
Rep. Fredette explained the voting…Continue