Letter to the editor: CMP ‘snowing’ the public about ‘Clean Energy’

Press Herald Well done, Central Maine Power! I have been following the for-profit New England Clean Energy Connect project since June 2018, and I felt the urge to commend CMP on the job they have done “snowing” much of the public about their “Clean Energy.” Peer-reviewed, scientific research proves that Hydro-Quebec dams do not provide “clean energy.” The “clean hydropower” is generated from gigantic, shallow reservoirs that resemble Tolkien’s “Dead Marshes,” with the bubbling methane gas and deadly methylmercury combining with other decomposing matter to make a toxic bouillabaisse. Continue reading

State opens public comment on wording of ballot question to stop CMP corridor

Press Herald The 30-day comment period is strictly for comments regarding whether the chosen wording accurately reflects the referendum's intent. Continue reading

Public Comment Period Open for Ballot Question

Public comment period now open on wording of energy corridor ballot question AUGUSTA – Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap is now accepting public comment for the wording of the energy transmission project citizens’ initiative question that is qualified to appear on the Nov. 3, 2020 Referendum Election ballot. Continue reading

CMP corridor opponents seek info gathered during alleged police spying

Press Herald A group has asked Gov. Mills and CMP chairman David Flanagan to release any information that may have been collected about about them by the Maine Information and Analysis Center. Continue reading

LTE: John Nicholas: NECEC not good for Maine

Sun Journal It is disappointing that Tom Rumpf and Lloyd Irland (guest column, May 17) are using a zero-sum approach to promote the New England Clean Energy Connect project in which the environment of the western Maine mountains must be sacrificed in order to save us from greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel energy. Continue reading

LTE: CMP, New England Connect Transmission Corridor or ‘Forest of the Enchanted’

Daily Bulldog You the residents of Maine, will have that decision November 2020. A total of 66,000 residents cared enough to sign a petition to have it placed on the ballot. For the price of a cup of coffee per month on your electric bill this forest will remain untouched. Continue reading

LTE: Time renegotiate on CMP corridor

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel I fully support and understand that the Central Maine Power/Hydro-Quebec project will provide “clean energy.” However, because the numbers just don’t add up, I can’t support the project. Continue reading

5/17/20 Newsletter

Friend -- We had a great Virtual Town Hall event this past week on Wednesday. Lead signature gatherer, and good friend, Tom Saviello and I gave an update on the status of November’s ballot referendum, and took questions from those of you who were able to attend.  Continue reading

LTE: Patriotism and being uninformed, gun safety during COVID-19, No on NECEC

Wednesday, May 13, 2020: Patriotism and being uninformed, gun safety during COVID-19, No on NECEC Click HERE to read the LTE!

5/10/20 Newsletter

Friend -- I’m so pleased to say this has been a very good week for the cause, as CMP lost their final appeal to block our referendum from the November 2020 ballot. Continue reading