Governor Against Industrial Wind Farms In NEK
ST. JOHNSBURY -- Gov. James Douglas declared Thursday he opposes the construction of industrial wind farms in Vermont.
December 16, 2005
by James Jardine, Staff Writer
in The Caledonian-Record (VT)
Specifically, he said he does not support the proposed UPC wind farm with 26 398-foot turbines planned for ridges in Sheffield and Sutton.
Furthermore, he said his administration has adopted a policy prohibiting placement of huge wind towers on state-owned land.
But, Douglas said, he does support Matthew Rubin's proposal to establish four large wind towers at the former East Haven radar base, but would not favor expansion of the project.
The governor made his position on wind power clear during an hour-long afternoon interview at The Caledonian-Record.
He said he supports the development... [continue via Web link]