Letter: Stability clear vitality wants with native impacts

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I agree with the opinion contributor after they wrote in an   Aug 22 BDN column that, “Most of us agree we have to make clear vitality a actuality in Maine…” There isn’t any query that implementing new types of clear vitality ought to occur sooner moderately than later. Within the means of doing so although we have to guarantee that those that are liable to shedding any land, buildings, assets, and so on. are compensated. If this plan for extra clear vitality is to take impact there ought to be a committee consisting of neighborhood members which can be accountable for figuring out what this compensation ought to appear like. With out doing so we’re placing many in danger.

Whereas there is perhaps potential advantages as a state, to doubtlessly save $2.33 a month wouldn’t be tradeoff for landowners and taxpayers. Though extra jobs can be accessible as effectively to construct this hall I feel the advantages would nonetheless not outweigh the dangers. There does should be extra consideration that a lot of the state is rural and there are numerous who earn earnings from agriculture in quite a lot of varieties.

Whether or not you’re in favor of or in opposition to constructing the hall, there must be extra planning that goes into this undertaking. This might embody which route it’s going to take via the state, a radical communication plan to make sure that residents are effectively conscious of what will occur, and an in-depth look into any potential impacts.