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2008-08-17 15:00:22

FARMINGTON - University of Maine at Farmington President Theodora J. Kalikow has announced the appointment of Philip A. Griswold as the university's new assistant dean of the UMF College of Education, Health and Rehabilitation.

2008-07-20 15:00:29

The Sun Journal editorial about T. Boone Pickens wind power development (July 13) was right about the potential of wind power in the Great Plains states, but wrong about the feasibility of transmitting that power across the country to New England.

2008-07-20 15:00:21

The regulator, created to protect nature, is allowing fragile habitats to be destroyed The Maine Legislature created the Land Use Regulation Commission in 1971 to serve the people of Maine and act as the regulatory authority over 10.4 million acres of unorganized land - one of the largest contiguous undeveloped areas in the Northeast.

2008-07-18 15:00:30

By Donna M. Perry FARMINGTON - The state's highest court affirmed a Franklin County Superior Court's decision to uphold state land regulators permitting of a commercial groundwater extraction station in Dallas Plantation. The Maine Supreme Judicial Court's split decision was issued Tuesday.

2008-07-16 15:00:28

By Donna M. Perry FARMINGTON - The state's highest court affirmed a Franklin County Superior Court's decision to uphold state land regulators permitting of a commercial groundwater extraction station in Dallas Plantation. The Maine Supreme Judicial Court's split decision was issued Tuesday.

2008-07-11 15:00:24

By Donna M. Perry FARMINGTON - Construction of a 44-turbine wind farm in northern Franklin County is expected to begin later this summer, TransCanada Corp. spokeswoman Cecily Dobson said Thursday.

2008-07-10 09:00:42

By Kevin Miller, Bangor Daily News, Maine Jul. 10--State regulators gave final approval Wednesday to a $270 million wind farm and transmission line proposed for the mountains of rural Franklin County. TransCanada Maine Wind Development Inc.

2008-07-10 03:00:27

TransCanada has announced that the Kibby wind power project has received unanimous final development plan approval from Maine's Land Use Regulation Commission. Construction plans are underway for the 132MW wind project located in the Kibby and Skinner townships in northwestern Franklin County, Maine.

2008-06-25 15:03:08

FARMINGTON - Mark your calendars for Thursday, July 24, from 10 a.m.

2008-06-18 15:00:19

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF State regulators are soliciting public comments on new rules that will speed up the approval process for siting large wind farms throughout much of Maine. The new rules, which are based on legislation approved earlier this year by both the Legislature and Gov.


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