- Mills would rescind LePage’s ban, and is supportive of well-sited wind projects to cut fossil fuel demand.
- Moody’s position is more in line with LePage. He expresses concern for visual impacts around the Moosehead and Rangeley lakes regions, for instance. “We can’t be shortsighted in promoting the wind industry at the expense of our tourism industry,” he says.
- Caron says he wants to “move carefully,” gaining a better understanding of the long-term costs and benefits.
- Hayes opposes LePage’s moratorium. She says she has “rational concerns” about impacts such as views and wildlife habitat, and would look to strike a balance.
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