Wind Turbine Amendments To Be Debated at Public Hearing
Councilor Ed Silveria said although he originally supported the proposal to allow wind turbines, he now realizes it's just a business that negatively impacts Middletown residents.
"There is no reason that the rest of us should suffer," said Silveria. "Now we realize what's happened in Portsmouth. It doesn't make sense."
August 7, 2012
by Olga Enger
in Middletown Patch
Although the Planning Board concluded proposed amendments to the wind turbines were inconsistent with the comprehensive plan, council approved the proposal to be forwarded to a public hearing.
Proposed amendments that would restrict wind turbines in Middletown will soon be debated at a public hearing.
On June 6, Middletown Town Council asked the Planning Board to review the amendments that would prohibit wind turbines in all zoning districts, with the exception of agricultural uses, field crop farms or horticultural nurseries or livestock farms.
After a special meeting held on June 20, the Board determined the amendments were not consistent with... [continue via Web link]