A $140-million, 22-wind turbine project involving four Hancock County towns is moving forward.
Longroad Energy Partners, which is developing the project, submitted an application to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Oct. 31, said Mark Bergeron, director of the DEP’s Bureau of Land Resources.
“One of the first steps that we take is to review the information to see that it’s complete for processing — have they submitted all the necessary materials?” Bergeron said.
Eventually, all of the application materials will be posted on the DEP’s website for public viewing. Company officials have said they plan to start construction next year if permits are approved. Review of such applications generally takes around six months.
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