Yarmouth wants say in turbine dispute
Yarmouth officials are upset that they received no notice of the project when it went before the Dennis Old King's Highway Historic District Commission, Gilmore said. ...The town of Yarmouth needs to have its interests represented in the case, he wrote, especially since Austin is not represented by counsel.
December 21, 2011
by Cynthia Mccormick
in Cape Cod Times
The proposal to install a wind turbine at the Aquaculture Research Corp. has turned into a bit of a border skirmish.
The town of Yarmouth is petitioning Orleans District Court to be allowed to argue against the turbine in a lawsuit filed by ARC. The town filed its motion last week.
"We're direct abutters," Yarmouth Town Counsel Bruce Gilmore said.
The turbine is proposed for beachfront property at the ARC shellfish hatchery in Dennis, just across Chase Garden Creek from Yarmouthport.
Dennis town officials support the concept of the 164-foot-tall wind turbine, saying the shellfish hatchery needs the wind power to reduce its energy... [continue via Web link]