Tazewell leaders hope wind energy won't be fuel for elections
"I would sincerely hope that whoever runs for the Board of Supervisors - if it's not me - that they would listen to the people and abide by the organization and regulations already set forth," Anderson said.
Anderson said it will be up to the voters to carefully question candidates about where they stand on wind turbines on East River Mountain.
February 6, 2011
by Charles Owens
in Bluefield Daily Telegraph
TAZEWELL, Va. - Tazewell County officials say they are hopeful that wind energy will not become a political issue this fall.
With three of five seats on the county Board of Supervisors up for grabs this November, voters will determine races in the Eastern, Northern and Northwestern districts. David Anderson, the current board chairman and Eastern District supervisor, has announced he is seeking the Republican nomination for the county's Commissioner of Revenue post.
Anderson, who led the county's anti-wind turbine battle, said he is confident that the county's ridgeline protection ordinance will still stand after the November elections.
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