Right idea, wrong place
At what price do we give the nod to wind towers on mountaintops in sight of the Appalachian Trail?
August 4, 2006
by Carey Kish
There was big talking going on last night at Sugarloaf about the proposed wind turbine project to be located just a few miles to the west on the crest of the Redington Mountains.
The folks at LURC, who will ultimately give the thumbs up or down to the project, apparently got quite an earful from both sides.
The issue has caused many of us who care deeply about Maine's environment while recognizing our need for cleaner domestic energy to do some heavy thinking and soul searching.
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