Excerpted from 4/27/12 Bangor Daily News:
LePage mentioned energy as another key topic when he was making his way through various towns in Penobscot County.
“Mainers are paying $326 million per year above the average American for our energy,” said LePage.
He targeted wind power as a major contributor for that high number.
“It’s a big number. Why? Because we have some groups in Maine that are greedy. We have people in Maine who say that wind is the answer. And it is the answer for people who lobby for wind,” said LePage. “Wind is costing us dearly. It’s costing us jobs, it’s costing us investment and it’s costing us big.”
He also took a shot at former governor Angus King, who is running for U.S. senate.
“The king of the wind cartel is running for the U.S. senate,” said LePage, who received applause and laughs from the audience.
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