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Public Hearing Details Announced for Wind Power Proposal

April 10, 2013

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has issued a Notice of Public Hearing for the proposed Bowers Mt. wind power project.

The hearing will be held at Lee Academy on Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 1st.  Evening sessions at 6 pm each day provide opportunity for public comment.

Daytime sessions begin at 9 am and are open to the public, but limited to testimony from the applicant and intervenors.  Additional information about the proposed project is available on the DEP website, from project opponents Partnership for the Preservation of the Downeast Lakes Watershed, and from First Wind.

Comments can also be submitted to DEP prior to May 1st.  Email or mail Dept of Environmental Protection, Attn: Jessica M. Damon, 106 Hogan Road, Bangor, ME 04401.