AUGUSTA — The state Attorney General’s Office says former Maine Public Utilities Commission Chairman Kurt Adams didn’t violate state ethics laws by accepting a job with a wind power company.

Prosecutors concluded today that Adams complied with state law by disqualifying himself from proceedings in which he had a “direct and substantial financial interest.”

The office interviewed PUC staff and commissioners and Adams as part of its inquiry. The probe was launched after members of the Citizens Task Force on Wind Power, who oppose wind-energy project in Roxbury, requested it.

A published report had questioned whether Adams acted improperly when he took a job with First Wind of Massachusetts in April 2008.

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