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"As a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, I've seen the good jobs provided by wind energy projects. These jobs are exactly the ...

LePage tries again to cut Maine's renewable-energy standard

For the fourth year in a row, Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration is pushing to roll back or significantly change portions of Maine law aimed ...

Air-pollution solution could be as easy as funding woodsheds

Winter's not messing around this year, and with the heating season off to a frigid start, here's a multiple-choice question about wood heat and air ...

Maine wind farm still a worry in development-free town

The town of Brighton Plantation and a group of local activists will host a meeting Saturday to discuss changes to an application to build a ...

EPA moves to curb particle emissions from wood stoves

The Environmental Protection Agency moved Friday to curb emissions of particles and other gases from residential wood stoves and other wood-fired heaters built in 2015 ...

Letter to the editor: Maine's wind-energy discussion must include data on amount of power produced.

Any discussion of the appropriateness of wind energy should include data on the energy any proposed wind system can deliver to the grid... The 130 ...

Letter to the editor: Wind-industry lobby has too much power in Maine

Vital revisions are needed to Maine's existing wind law. Fortunately, our state funded an independent review that lists 25 recommendations for how wind power could ...

LD 1461

When word of President's Obama's intent to expand carbon dioxide emissions restrictions to existing coal plants became public, coal stock values plummeted. Because the Maine ...