School Committee chairwoman says they will study material on health risks of wind turbines
Opponents said the turbines will be close enough to the new elementary planned for the Wood School site to warrant study of their potential health risks.
Ms. Kuechler said that at the end of the meeting, "A couple of the members said they thought it is a good idea to look at the information."
Since then, she said, "We're all in the process of individually looking at that."
December 22, 2011
by Peggy Aulisio
in South Coast Today
FAIRHAVEN - The School Committee will review health studies on wind turbines, Chairman Pamela Kuechler said Tuesday.
Ms. Kuechler said School Committee members made the decision at the end of last week's meeting, after some turbine opponents had left. She said that's when committee members generally make comments on subjects that are not on the agenda.
Earlier in the evening, during the public comment period, several residents asked the committee to consider the health risks posed by two 1.5 megawatt turbines to be built off Arsene Street. The turbines will be built on town-owned land near the Department of Public Works.
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