LD 1513 Committee voted to recommend
"Ought NOT to Pass!"

I Overheard conversation with Rep Dunphey and someone representing the Proponent Corporations was to the effect that the Representative wanted to kill the bill entirely. The proponent had a look of shock on her face. The Proponent asked why he would be changing in midstream. He in effect stated that the Corporations when writing their proposals to the amendment had changed their request.

I BELIEVE that there were others on the committee that did not like the way things were in the previous drafting of the amendment as well.

I also believe they intend to return next year in the next Legislature [ 128th ] making a similar or stronger request. Stand Guard................. 

"ENR Committee
Final Work Session
on LD 1513 "


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The Vote " on 3-9-2016

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Comment by Eric A. Tuttle on March 10, 2016 at 3:50pm

LD 1513 Final Session and The vote

Comment by Dudley G. Gray on March 10, 2016 at 7:04am

 They already have sunk us

Comment by alice mckay barnett on March 9, 2016 at 5:55pm

thank you ...our efforts of education is working slowly...but without effort...they would sink us....yeah Eric Tuttle

Hannah Pingree on the Maine expedited wind law

Hannah Pingree - Director of Maine's Office of Innovation and the Future

"Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine."

https://pinetreewatch.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/

 

Maine as Third World Country:

CMP Transmission Rate Skyrockets 19.6% Due to Wind Power

 

Click here to read how the Maine ratepayer has been sold down the river by the Angus King cabal.

Maine Center For Public Interest Reporting – Three Part Series: A CRITICAL LOOK AT MAINE’S WIND ACT

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(excerpts) From Part 1 – On Maine’s Wind Law “Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine if the law’s goals were met." . – Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, August 2010 https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/From Part 2 – On Wind and Oil Yet using wind energy doesn’t lower dependence on imported foreign oil. That’s because the majority of imported oil in Maine is used for heating and transportation. And switching our dependence from foreign oil to Maine-produced electricity isn’t likely to happen very soon, says Bartlett. “Right now, people can’t switch to electric cars and heating – if they did, we’d be in trouble.” So was one of the fundamental premises of the task force false, or at least misleading?" https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-swept-task-force-set-the-rules/From Part 3 – On Wind-Required New Transmission Lines Finally, the building of enormous, high-voltage transmission lines that the regional electricity system operator says are required to move substantial amounts of wind power to markets south of Maine was never even discussed by the task force – an omission that Mills said will come to haunt the state.“If you try to put 2,500 or 3,000 megawatts in northern or eastern Maine – oh, my god, try to build the transmission!” said Mills. “It’s not just the towers, it’s the lines – that’s when I begin to think that the goal is a little farfetched.” https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/flaws-in-bill-like-skating-with-dull-skates/

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