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Media Report on UMaine’s Defense of Confidential Offshore Wind Project Proposal

Yahoo Finance, The Sacramento Bee, WLBZ (Channel 2) and were among several news organizations to carry an Associated Press report that states despite increasing pressure from lawmakers and environmental groups, lawyers for the University of Maine and Maine Aqua Ventus said the detail of the proposed offshore wind project must be kept secret as to not harm UMaine’s chances for a $46 million federal grant. The Sun Journal also published an article on Gov. Paul LePage’s top energy adviser defending the governor’s efforts to restart the bidding process for the offshore wind project to allow UMaine to compete.

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