Residents outspoken against wind project
Christie Wright of Florence said several weeks ago, town officials asked residents to do their research and get the facts to bring before the developers. She said she is one of the people who "changed her mind" about wind projects.
"These are not efficient," Wright said. "Would you sacrifice our mountains and life for 19 percent efficient?"
May 16, 2012
in Rutland Herald
WEST RUTLAND - Pam Sokol does not want an industrial wind project in her backyard.
The West Rutland resident spoke out during an informational Select Board meeting with the developers of a 20-turbine wind farm on the Grandpa's Knob ridgeline Monday night.
"I own 44-acres just under where you are putting the project," Sokol said to the developer Reunion Power. "Mr. Eisenberg, I don't want you in my backyard. Please accept that."
Steve Eisenberg, managing director of Reunion Power, spoke before the Select Board and a packed auditorium at the West Rutland Town Hall, providing basic information about the company's proposed $100 million... [continue via Web link]