Public Hearing for LD 1262 Scheduled for May 2

The Maine Legislature’s Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee has scheduled a public hearing on LD 1262 “An Act To Protect Monhegan Island by Limiting Wind Turbines” on Tuesday, May 2 at 1:00 p.m. in Cross Building Room 211. More information on the bill is available at: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?paper=SP0425&snum=128&PID=0 

Update from Monhegan Energy Info – April 9, 2017

Update written by Nate Johnson, MAV community outreach coordinator (04/09/17): MAV recently participated in a trip to Block Island attended by several Monhegan residents. It was a terrific opportunity to learn more about the offshore wind project developed there by DeepWater Wind. Our hosts on Block Island were very accommodating and provided insightful feedback on… Read More

DOE Meeting on Monhegan – March 1, 2017

DOE Meeting on Monhegan – March 1, 2017 – The Department of Energy will hold a public informational meeting on Monhegan at the School House from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on March 1st. This is the first stage of DOE’s public scoping process under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

MAV Weekly Project Update – January 24, 2017

On Tuesday, January 24, Maine Aqua Ventus provided the following project update: This past week MAV has continued to work with DOE’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) team to prepare for public scoping sessions including confirming meeting spaces and logistics such as accommodations and charters. DOE will be updating their project informational website for the… Read More

MAV Weekly Project Update – January 16, 2017

On Monday, January 16, Maine Aqua Ventus provided the following project update: This past week MAV has continued to work with DOE’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) team to prepare for public scoping sessions later this winter. Recent activities include drafting a Public Participation Plan and preparing meeting posters detailing Project components. The MAV team… Read More

MAV Weekly Project Update – January 8, 2017

On Sunday, January 8, Maine Aqua Ventus provided the following project update: MAV is continuing to work with DOE’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) team to prepare for public scoping sessions later this winter. Recent activities include drafting a Public Participation Plan and preparing meeting posters detailing Project components. The MAV team is waiting on… Read More

New England Aqua Ventus I – Project Update, December 2016

Maine Aqua Ventus provided the following project update at the community meeting held December 13, 2016. New England Aqua Ventus Project Update, December 2016 Also provided at the December meeting were a two-page information sheet and an outline of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEAP) process. New England Aqua Ventus Information Sheet – December 2016… Read More

Community Benefits Agreement Advisory Committee (CBAC) Formation and Progress to Date

On July 26, 2016, the Monhegan community registered voters gathered at the Church to vote on the following articles. All articles passed as written. At the next regularly scheduled monthly assessors meeting on August 9th, the advisory committee members were appointed by the assessors. Members are: Tara Hire, First assessor Greg Rollins, Third assessor Chris… Read More