Secretary of the Interior Visits University of Maine

Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar visited the University of Maine after being invited by Senator Susan Collins.His visit was to help him learn more about the offshore wind technology being developed at UMaine.They both agree, Maine is leading the way.” We have in fact the best wind resource of any coastal state.”Secretary Salazar toured the Advanced Structures and Composites Center. After his tour, he had one word to describe what’s taking place locally.”Awesome. There is is awesome technology and science that is going on right here at the University of Maine in this lab. There is awesome enthusiasm from leaders like Senator Susan Collins. There is enthusiasm from the private sector. So it’s important the world know what is happening here in Maine with respect to the deep water technologies that are being developed.”Doctor Habib Dagher, Director of the Center, says it’s an honor to have Salazar visit.”

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