Dec 9, 2016

Maine offshore wind test center: FOAA docs show state wants to make it a permanent windpower site.

November 22, 2016, response by Kathleen Leyden, head  of the Maine Coastal Program, responded to Friends of Penobscot Bay's Freedom of Access Act request for  "Public records in custody of you or your staff dating from April 1, 2016 to November 14, 2016 that pertain to the Maine Aquaventus /Volturnus floating ocean wind turbines project, slated to occupy the Maine Offshore Wind Test Center. (FOPB letter is page 34)  

Topics  (1) tweak  rules  to make the state offshore wind test center a permanent windpower site. (2)  opposition from Protect Monhegan folks.

FOAA Part One Pages 1-12  PDF  Articles sent to  and from people listed below

FOAA Part 2 Pages 13-34    PDF   Emails between the  people listed below 

State Agencies

Kathleen LeydenDir Maine Coastal Prog (MCP)
Mark BergeronDir DEP Bureau of
Robert G. MarvinneyME Geologic
Patrick C. WoodcockGovernor's Energy
Meredith MendelsonDMR Deputy
Philip deMaynadierDIFW
Todd BurrowesMCP Fed. consistency
Peggy BensingerMDEP's  Asst
Matthew NixonMCP  GIS &  Ocean

Monhegan Residents
Barbara Hitchcock
Concerned Resident
Hitchcock House
Laura T SingerConcerned

Wind Industry
Beth Nagusky
Lake Erie Energy Development.
Former head ME
Governor's Energy Office- Baldacci
Val Stori Clean Energy
 "Website for the wind industry"
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