<p>Tux Turkel writes primarily about energy issues affecting Maine. Over the years, he has gazed into the spent-fuel pool at the now-gone Maine Yankee nuclear plant, looked across Casco Bay from atop Wyman Station’s smokestack, and toured power plants and wind farms across the state, but remains confused about why electricity doesn’t leak from our wall sockets.</p> <p>When he’s not trying to make sense of dense regulatory filings at the Public Utilities Commission, he’s likely to be hiking in the mountains or visiting Maine’s coastal islands in his small motorboat. </p> <p>A graduate of Emerson College in Boston, Tux lives in Yarmouth with his wife, youngest son, a cat and a guinea pig.</p>

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  • April 3, 2011

    Brunswick Executive Airport open for business

    BRUNSWICK — The taxiway and twin runways that cover more than 700 acres here were empty on Wednesday. The only sound was wind whipping across the vast open space; the only human presence was crew of electricians fixing lights at a distant windsock.

  • April 3, 2011

    Airport opens in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — The taxiway and twin runways that cover more than 700 acres here were empty on Wednesday. The only sound was wind whipping across the vast open space; the only human presence was crew of electricians fixing lights at a distant windsock.