Wind deal dogs Angus King
"The idea that King can somehow wash his hands of his wind business and avoid any conflict of interest in this campaign is ludicrous for me. He spent (much of) the last decade as a wind industry propagandist," Thurston said.
King said last week he is not apologizing for Record Hill or the federal support.
September 16, 2012
by John Richardson
in Kennebec Journal
Senate front-runner dismisses GOP attacks on energy venture
When Angus King launched his wind energy business in 2007, the notion of clean power was gaining popularity and the former governor was anxious to be its pitchman.
"I'm excited about it," King said at the time. "I hope it's a positive experience for us and for Maine."
King is still positive about wind power, and many other Mainers are, too; but five years later, King is in the less exciting position of defending his wind career.
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