Wind farm proposal meets with concern
SEC member Mike Harrington questioned that and asked that the company to provide more information on "muck pile management." He also said he was concerned that Groton Hollow Road could be blocked by construction vehicles which break down and wanted the company to address what they could do during construction to protect residents' use of their road.
November 4, 2010
by Paula Tracy
in New Hampshire Union Leader
CONCORD – Concern for the environment surrounding a proposed $100 million wind farm near Plymouth was the focus of testimony Wednesday in the third day of hearings before a state licensing board.
The threatened peregrine falcons live and raise their young on the Rattlesnake Cliffs in Rumney, less than a mile from a ridgeline proposed for the construction of 400-foot wind turbines for the Groton Wind Farm.
Golden eagle, northern harrier and loons were among the threatened and endangered species also found on the property. Although no longer listed, bald eagles were also found.
Concern that these and other birds will strike the... [continue via Web link]