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  • Published
    May 10, 2017

    Lawmakers vote against moving UMaine wind project farther from Monhegan

    A bid to move a nationally significant wind-energy test site farther from Monhegan Island suffered a major setback Wednesday, May 10, when a key legislative committee unanimously voted against the bill proposing the move. With little discussion, the Energy, Utilities and Technology committee agreed that while some islanders and their supporters had valid concerns about the project, overturning the ongoing review ...

  • Published
    March 1, 2017

    Feds seek public comment on massive offshore wind turbines

    The parking lot was full at the St. George Town Office Feb. 28 as fishermen, activists, residents and members of the press gathered to learn more about the proposed 600-foot-tall floating wind turbines that may be located off Monhegan for a 20-year test. Officials from the University of Maine and the U.S. Department of Energy set up posters displaying information and artists' drawings of the proposed project, and ...

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