Contacts: Fred Todd, (207) 287-8786
Land Use Regulation Commission to Hold Bowers Wind Power Project Hearing
(June 3, 2011)
AUGUSTA, Maine – The Maine Land User Regulation Commission will hold a hearing later this month on the Bowers Wind Power Project.
The purpose of the three-part hearing is to allow the public and the project applicant the opportunity to present testimony about the wind power development application submitted by Champlain Wind LLC, according to LURC officials.
The public will be able to comment on June 27 and June 28, while a presentation by LURC staff and testimony by the applicant and the intervenors will be held on June 28 and then continue on July 6 in Bangor.
The details of the hearing are:
LURC Public Hearing on the Bowers Wind Power Project, public testimony, 6 p.m., Monday, June 27, Tuesday, June 28, Mattanawcook Academy, Lincoln; Staff, applicant and intervenor testimony, 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, Lincoln, and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, Spectacular Event Center, Griffin Road, Bangor.
The application proposes to develop the 27-turbine Bowers Mountain Wind Farm. The LURC commission must determine whether the application meets the statutory criteria for approval.
Interested members of the public are invited to attend and can offer testimony during the evening sessions on June 27-28.
For more information, call Fred Todd, LURC senior planner, at (207) 287-8786. ###