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Maine governor seeks to get rid of wind energy goals

More than five years ago, Maine set ambitious goals to spur wind power development aimed at helping wean the state off fossil fuels. But now ...

Maine businesses speak out on carbon pollution

Hundreds of Maine businesses have signed a letter urging Senators Collins and King to support proposed national power plant pollution standards.

Scientists: Geoengineering can't halt global climate change

Maine regulators to vote on offshore wind project.

A panel of state regulators is poised to vote on a proposal to build a 12-megawatt wind project off the coast of Maine. The Maine ...

Maine bill inspires debate over wind farms' scenic impact

Maine must strengthen its laws to ensure wind power development doesn't hinder the beauty of its natural resources, supporters of a bill to amend the ...

Maine offshore wind project faces 1st major hurdle

A 12-megawatt offshore wind project a few miles off Maine's coast could transform the state into a leader of the infant industry, supporters say. But ...

Alexandria selectmen vote to oppose wind farm proposal

Selectmen agreed Tuesday night to formally oppose the proposed Wild Meadows Wind Farm project. At a gathering Tuesday night of about 75 people from Alexandria ...

Letter to the Editor: Divesting from fossil fuel a way to tackle climate crisis.

I am a retired high school science teacher who is deeply concerned with the urgency of the climate crisis. The state of Maine can take ...

Strong winds causing additional power outages across Maine

"While utility crews made significant progress restoring power to customers left in the dark after Monday's heavy rains, strong winds on Tuesday caused thousands of ...

Letter to the Editor: Hard work on South Portland tar sands oil regulations is yet to come

The adoption of the tar sands oil moratorium Dec. 16 brings relief and a coming together for the city of South Portland, a good way ...