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Maine Gubernatorial Candidates Have Doubts About CMP Transmission Corridor Plan

View looking northeast from the Kennebec Gorge - The new project includes cutting a new corridor through about 53-miles of forest in western Maine and crossing the scenic Kennebec River Gorge. Photo credit Central Maine Power

View looking northeast from the Kennebec Gorge – The new project includes cutting a new corridor through about 53-miles of forest in western Maine and crossing the scenic Kennebec River Gorge. Photo credit Central Maine Power

Maine’s candidates for governor are voicing varying degrees of skepticism about Central Maine Power’s plan to build a major transmission corridor from Canada through Maine — though that doesn’t necessarily mean the candidates are against it.