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Onshore Wind Development Slow but Steady as Offshore Plan Advances

June 26, 2017 Media Mentions

Juliet Browne is quoted in a June 26, 2017 Mainebizarticle entitled "Onshore Wind Development Slow but Steady as Offshore Plan Advances" about the slowdown in wind energy development in Maine, despite the fact that the state is New England's windiest state. Difficulty permitting such development is cited in the article as one of the major obstacles to investment in wind energy projects in Maine. Verrill Dana attorney Juliet Browne, who is known for her record of success obtaining permits for the majority of existing wind power projects in the state, is quoted in the article commenting on the reduction in wind power project's impact on indirect jobs related to the industry, including legal services.

Read "Onshore Wind Development Slow but Steady as Offshore Plan Advances" on Mainebiz.biz.

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