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Wind Farm Case

Wind Farm Case

| March 13, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A Maine judge has overturned the state environmental chief’s regulatory decision regarding noise violations at a wind farm. Kennebec County Superior Court justice Michaela Murphy wrote in a ruling Monday that there was “no rational bias or relevant evidence” to support Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Patricia Aho’s decision to require […]

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County Commissioners Look Into TIF For Proposed Wind Turbine Projects

County Commissioners Look Into TIF For Proposed Wind Turbine Projects

| December 2, 2013

County Commissioners met with attorney Erik Stumfell to learn more about the Tax Increment Financing law in the state of Maine on Monday. The reason they’re so curious, is because they’re looking into doing TIFs with a few proposed wind farm projects happening in the county – one in Oakfield, and the other at number […]

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Wind Turbine Lawsuit Dismissed

Wind Turbine Lawsuit Dismissed

| November 11, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has dismissed a lawsuit against a wind energy company over its northern Maine wind farm. A lower court judge previously dismissed a complaint by Michael Gosselin of Mars Hill against Boston-based First Wind. Gosselin said the noise from the turbines in Mars Hill are so unbearable […]

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