Maine: Despite LURC Ruling, Governor Upbeat on Wind Power

Augusta, Maine [AP] Despite last week’s ruling by state officials that could lead to final rejection of the proposed Redington wind power project in western Maine, Gov. John Baldacci said he remains committed to that form of renewable energy. The governor did not question last Wednesday’s 6-1 vote by the Land Use Regulation Commission, saying that LURC ”is an independent, citizen board” that must scrutinize each project in a balanced and measured way.

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