Judge voids ruling by Maine’s Aho in wind farm case, says it ‘had no rational basis’

Portland Press Herald, March 14, 2014,  Colin Woodard cwoodard@pressherald.com  Staff Writer

The court decision adds to criticism that the actions of Patricia Aho, Maine’s environmental chief, frequently benefit her former employer’s clients.

Patricia Aho, commissioner of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, is the target of renewed criticism over regulatory action that benefited clients of her previous employer, the Pierce Atwood law firm, where she was a longtime industrial lobbyist.

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