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Sherwin Start commented on Jim Wiegand's blog post When a Bald Eagle gets hit by a wind turbine it almost always remains a secret
"I have repeatedly tried to get the  AVIAN Kill report from both the MAINE  Audubon Society and the Natural resources Council of MAINE over the last 10 years and there has NOT Been one word of response from either. I do know that most of…"
May 11
Sherwin Start commented on Willem Post's blog post VERMONT FORESTS AND CO2 ABSORPTION
"WE all need to start PLANTING TREES - on a WORLD-WIDE SCALE - Both DECIDUOUS & Coniferous and STOP CUTTING TREES on the same scale!"
Mar 4
Sherwin Start commented on Willem Post's blog post VERMONT FORESTS AND CO2 ABSORPTION
"Wood burning is of value- it produces NITROGEN and POTASH which ALL VEGATATIVE /ORGANIC Matter needs to grow (BASIC SOIL NUTRIENTS)!"
Mar 4
Sherwin Start commented on Willem Post's blog post VERMONT FORESTS AND CO2 ABSORPTION
"CLIMATOLOGISTS all over the WORLD have all pretty much agreed that even with the WORLD'S forests at their EXISTING standing- that the WORLD DOES NOT HAVE nearly enough trees to mitigate the affects of the pollution that is in this EARTH'S…"
Mar 4
Sherwin Start commented on Willem Post's blog post VERMONT FORESTS AND CO2 ABSORPTION
"I have some more BAD News for the residents of this STATE, Country, and this planet - the WORLDS  FRESH WATER SUPPLY is DWINDLING at an  incredible rate (that's the water you drink-by the way) ! One  the reasons why this is…"
Mar 3
Sherwin Start commented on Willem Post's blog post VERMONT FORESTS AND CO2 ABSORPTION
"I have some news  for all those that want to cut LIVING TREES  -IRREGARDLESS  where they are - BEFORE man appeared on this PLANET  the forests were MANAGING themselves and they (the FORESTS) did just fine for millons of years -…"
Mar 2
Sherwin Start commented on Willem Post's blog post VERMONT FORESTS AND CO2 ABSORPTION
"TELL  -whats wrong with just letting ALL trees just die of/from old age and crumble to the ground and nurture the soil and start new regenerate new  growth? When a tree  DIES and becomes a "HEALTH HAZARD" to humans &…"
Mar 2
Sherwin Start commented on Willem Post's blog post VERMONT FORESTS AND CO2 ABSORPTION
"ALL forests  all over NEW -ENGLAND  are  being depleted  -BOTH SOFTWOODS for pulp, paper& lumber and HARDWOODS for fire-wood & LUMBER!  IN Maine  PINE is being cut at an unbelievable rate  & the…"
Mar 2
Sherwin Start commented on Long Islander's blog post German government may offer 'silence money' for living near windmills
"They could always move away from the WIND TURBINES ??"
Jan 7
Sherwin Start commented on Long Islander's blog post Who broke party line On LD 1494 Roll Call - "An Act To Reform Maine's Renewable Portfolio Standard"
"BEING AN ENVIRONMENTAL  PROFESSIONAL I CAN TYELL YOU FOR A FACT THAT THOSE TARGETS ARE KLAUGHIBLY  RIDICULOUS !  THEY MIGHT BE ACHIEVIBLE IF EVERYONE  STOPS LIVING  IMMEDIATELY - WHAT A BUNCH OF JOKESTERS !! THEY KNOW…"
Jun 22, 2019

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At 11:20pm on February 14, 2014, Kathy Sherman said…
Sherwin, do you read Ben Franklin at all? Sometimes I think we should understand our 'crapper'. Mine was combo Ben's almanac and jake pollack, and I have visited more outhouses than I care to remember. Did you? DID you actually live in a coal burning house?

My long-lived, banker derived ancestors from Ohio did. It was a priviledge to have home heat, the coal bin and the ice box. Good to hear, and I respect, but I hated every encounter I have had with the sulferous fumes of coal-fired cook stove or heat in modern day. Sulpher and hell is a deserved equation. Likewise, outhouses.

I am not trying to reactivate Luddite and related arguments.
At 6:26pm on February 14, 2014, Rick Conrad said…

   Nuclear fusion is not needed. The thorium fuel cycle is so efficient and safe that thorium could have delivered much of what fusion power promised. Clean safe nuclear power,  http://thoriumenergyalliance.com/ThoriumSite/Katie.html    this is the best quick overview I have seen.    What happened in the fifties and sixties is that instead of pursuing a cheap safe nuclear option we chose to pursue dirty inefficient light water reactors because the uranium fuel cycle produces bomb grade materials

At 1:45pm on December 6, 2013, Donna Amrita Davidge said…

Sherwin..thank you for your comments..this is just SO wrong and Mainers should be standing up for their STATE and wildlife and humans and natural parts..

 
 
 

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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