Town drops plan for wind power project
When it came time to seek a consensus on the issue, council President Diana Serra found there was no resolve to continue discussing or studying wind.
Anthony said he would prefer to focus on ways to reduce the town's energy expenses with less risk and a more immediate payoff.
July 12, 2012
by Dale P. Faulkner
in Westerly Sun
WESTERLY - The people of Bradford spoke loudly and the Town Council listened, dropping plans to erect two wind turbines on town-owned property in the rural village.
About 80 Bradford residents gathered at the Bradford Citizens Club to learn about the proposal for two 450-foot-tall turbines, one at the Bradford Preserve and one off of Old Carriage Road. The vast majority of residents in attendance said they did not want the turbines in their village.
Some of the residents accused proponents of the project of trying to stick it in Bradford after plans for the Town Forest and other sites lost momentum.... [continue via Web link]