Apr 28, 2010

Maine Bureau of Parks & Lands April 2010 FOIA docs reveal state & industry hunger for GOM wind & tide energy

On April 26th the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands's Submerged lands program replied to Penobscot Bay Watch's April 9, 2010  Freedom of Access request for emails and other documents from ocean wind agencies, industry and their supporters, generated after March 24, 2010 - the day the Legislature's Energy Committee finalized LD 1810 The bill  implementing the Maine Ocean Energy task force.

Released documents include:
* Maine Maritime Academy tidal energy plans for Bagaduce River 12 pages Click Here
* Maine Coastal Program plan to use NOAA windpower grant Click here 8 pages
* Offshore Wind MOU between Maine and the US Dept of the Interior Click Here 11 pages

* Miscellaneous ocean wind related emails from or to  the Bureau of Parks and Lands. Most interesting of all.  Click Here 6 pages

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