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Oakfield Wind Farm Project Moving Right Along…Will Be Completed By End Of 2015

| August 29, 2014

Construction of a 40 plus turbine wind farm is moving right along in Oakfield. Shawn Cunningham is in the newsroom with more on how close the project is to completion and the economic impact it could have on this region. It’s a big renewable energy project erecting a wind farm. But First Wind is determined […]

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Wind Farms Still Energizing Maine Economy…New Proposal for Another In Maine

| August 28, 2014

Bingham, ME: (AP) A proposal to build what would be Maine’s largest energy-generating wind farm has received preliminary approval from state environmental regulators. The Department of Environmental Protection’s draft decision, issued Wednesday by Commissioner Patricia Aho, means the department could issue a final decision as early as Sept. 5. The deadline is Sept. 8. Blue […]

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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

| 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

| 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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