Delbert Reed v. Secretary of State (CMP Corridor)

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Case Name: Delbert Reed v. Secretary of State

Law Court Docket Number: BCD-20-126

Recording of Oral Argument:

10:00 a.m.   BCD-20-126   Delbert Reed v. Secretary of State et al. 
The video recording of this argument is available on our video page.

The documents below are in PDF format.

Non-Confidential Filings and Orders:

  • April 23, 2020: Briefs and appendix filed:
    • Brief of appellant Delbert A. Reed
    • Brief of appellant Industrial Energy Consumer Group
    • Brief of appellant Maine State Chamber of Commerce
    • Appendix
    • Brief of appellee Secretary of State
    • Brief of appellee NextEra Energey Resources, LLC
    • Brief of appellee Mainers for Local Power
    • Brief of amici Garrett Mason and Kevin Battle
  • April 16, 2020: Order Establishing Course of Appeal
  • April 16, 2020: Notice of Appeal filed by the Maine State Chamber of Commerce
  • April 16, 2020: Docket sheets of Superior Court and Business and Consumer Docket
  • April 15, 2020: Notice of Appeal filed by Industrial Energy Consumer Group
  • April 15, 2020: Notice of Appeal filed by Delbert A. reed
  • April 13, 2020: Order of the Business and Consumer Docket

Counsel of record:

For Delbert Reed:

Jared S. des Rosiers, Esq.
Nolan L. Reichl, Esq.
Newell A. Augur, Esq.
Merrill's Wharf
254 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101

Joshua A. Tardy, Esq.
Joshua A. Randlett, Esq.
The Graham Building
84 Harlow Street
P.O. Box 1401
Bangor,ME 04402

For Industrial Energy Consumer Group:

Sigmund D. Schutz, Esq.
Anthony W. Buxton, Esq.
Robert B. Borowski, Esq.
Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios LLP
P.O. Box 9546, One City Center
Pmtland, ME 04112

For the Maine State Chamber of Commerce:

Gerald F. Petruccclfl: Esq. - Bar No. 1245
Nicole R. Bissonnette, Esq. - Bar No. 5239
Petruccelli, Martin & Haddow, LLP
P.O. Box 17555
Portland, Maine 04112-8555

For the Secretary of State:

Phyllis Gardner, Esq.
Office of the Attorney General
6 State House Station
Augusta ME 04333-0006

For Mainers for Local Power:

David M. Kallin, Esq.
Amy K. Olfene, Esq.
Adam R. Cote, Esq.
84 Marginal Way, Ste 600
Portland, ME 04101-2480

For NextEra Energy Resources, LLC:

Christopher Roach, Esq.
Roach Ruprecht Sancchez & Bischoff, PC
527 Ocean Ave, Ste 1
Portland, ME 04103


Media Contacts

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