Canadian Mayor threatens to shut off water to U.S. town
Mayor Philippe Dutil of Stanstead, Quebec, said he will close water well valves to the United States if the Village of Derby Line allows the project of building giant wind turbines near Canadian homes. Dutil made this statement Sunday at a protest meeting held at the US-Canadian border. Another protest will be held next Sunday in Stanstead.
April 30, 2012
by Laura Carpenter
in Newport Daily Express
DERBY, VT/STANSTEAD QC. - Mayor Philippe Dutil of Stanstead, Quebec, says he would shut off the water valves to Beebe Plains, VT, if the Town of Derby supports the proposed Derby Line Wind Project.
The Canadians control the water that serves Beebe, a village in the Town of Derby, near the Canadian-U.S. border.
Mayor Dutil made the statement at a gathering Sunday in Stanstead. Quebec residents toured the U.S. location, from the Canadian side, where the proposed industrial size wind turbines could stand. Dutil said that Stanstead and Vermont have had good friendly relations that includes managing the water supply to Beebe,... [continue via Web link]