Selected Site Law Developments

State of Maine Office Building

Jetport State Building, LLC is proposing to develop a 9.93 acre parcel of land with a 2-story, 75,000 square foot professional office building with a 452 space parking lot. The project will result in 4.94 acres of impervious area and 6.22 acres of developed area. The stormwater management system includes the use of porous pavement and proprietary water quality treatment filters. The project is located on Jetport Boulevard in the City of South Portland.

Bingham Wind Project

Blue Sky West, LLC and Blue Sky West II, LLC, are proposing to develop a 62-turbine, up to 191-megawatt wind power generation facility in Bingham, Mayfield Township and Kingsbury Plantation. The project will include up to five temporary meteorological towers, up to five permanent meteorological towers, a 34.5 kV electrical collector system, an electrical substation and an Operations and Maintenance building. In addition there will be a 17 mile 115kV transmission line running from Kingsbury Plantation to a CMP substation in Parkman. The turbine towers will have a maximum height of approximately 512 feet.

Bowers Mountain

Champlain Wind, LLC, is proposing to develop a 16-turbine, 48-megawatt wind power generation facility in Carroll Plantation and Kossuth Township. The project will include a 90 meter-meteorological tower, a 34.5 kV electrical collector system, an express collector line, an electrical substation and an Operations and Maintenance building. The turbine towers will have a maximum height of approximately 459 feet. The project will include 3.0 miles of new 24-foot access roads and 4.0 miles of new 35-foot crane paths.

The Department will hold a public hearing for this project.

Canton Mountain

Canton Mountain Wind, LLC, is proposing to develop a 22 megawatt, 8 turbine wind power generation facility on Canton Mountain in the Town of Canton. The project will include:

  • upgrading approximately 3 miles of existing roads
  • constructing approximately 2 miles of new roads for construction of and access to the project
  • constructing a transformer station and an Operations and Maintenance building

Transmission lines will follow the new and upgraded roads for most of the distance from the turbines to the transformer, and will follow an existing transmission corridor for the final 5,800 feet. The turbine towers will be approximately 448 feet from tower base to the top of the extended blades. The project will have 9.6 acres of developed area upon completion, with 9.0 acres considered impervious area. 

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on January 13, 2012.
  • Draft Staff Analysis
  • Excerpts from application such as site surveys and other technical documents. To view the complete application as filed, please contact the project manager.
  • DEP project manager: Erle Townsend (207) 991-8078.

Hancock Wind Project

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on January 17, 2013.
  • Final department order (approval) July 22. 2013
  • DEP project manager:  Maria Eggett (207) 446-7120.

Passadumkeag Wind Park

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on February 27, 2012.
  • Final department order (denial) November 9, 2012.
  • DEP project manager: Jim Beyer (207) 446-9026.

Maine Power Reliability Project

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on July 7, 2009.
  • Permit was issued April 5, 2010.
  • DEP project managers: Dawn Hallowell (207) 557-2624; Marybeth Richardson (207) 592-1692; Beth Callahan (207) 446-1586.

Oakfield Wind Project, Aroostook County

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on June 30, 2011.
  • Permit was issued January 17, 2012.
  • DEP project manager: Jessica Damon (207) 446-1216.

Oxford Resort Casino, Oxford

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on December 28, 2010.
  • The permit was issued March 17, 2011.
  • DEP Project Manager: Beth Callahan (207) 446-1586.

Record Hill Wind Project, Roxbury

  • Permit was issued August 20, 2009.
  • DEP project manager: Beth Callahan (207) 446-1586.

Rollins Wind Project, Penobscot County

  • Permit was issued on April 21, 2009.
  • DEP project manager: Jim Beyer (207) 446-9026.

Saddleback Ridge Wind Project

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on November 15, 2010.
  • Permit was issued on October 6, 2011.
  • DEP project manager: Erle Townsend (207) 991-8078.

Spruce Mountain Wind Project

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on February 1, 2010.
  • Permit was issued October 5, 2010.
  • DEP project manger: Dawn Hallowell (207) 557-2624.