Lowell wind protesters line Route 100
Protesters, some calling themselves the Occupy Lowell Mountaineers, came from towns throughout the region to express their anger and disappointment, some signs were addressed to GMP and some to politicians. ...A security officer assisted a protester who was in a wheel chair, allowing her vehicle to park at the staging area and assisting her across the road to the protest line.
October 27, 2011
by Robin Smith
in Caledonian Record
More than 75 people stood on the edge of Route 100 across from the entrance to the Lowell wind project early Wednesday afternoon to show their opposition.
Another, smaller group of 20 planned to protest on the ridgeline on property owned by Don and Shirley Nelson of Lowell. At least 15 of those intended to try and hinder blasting by Green Mountain Power's contractors by standing within a 1,000-foot safety zone, protesters said.
They said that the Nelsons, who are battling GMP in Orleans Superior Court to stop blasting near their property, would not participate in any protests.
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