Maine Letters Critical of Proposed Redding Wind Plant
Let’s be honest and admit that wind power plants on mountains will amount to an industrialization of the fragile high landscape of Maine. These plants cannot fail to change forever the character–including the ecosystems–of some of the most beautiful parts of our state.
November 8, 2006
by Mary Henderson, Terry Tesseo & Vera Trafton
in Portland Press Herald
Redington Wind Farm Risks Area Economy
Doesn’t anyone care about the devaluation of property surrounding these ugly wind farms? Does anyone notice they are not in the investors’ back or front yards? They can sell their homes for top dollar. What about the millions of dollars worth of homes in Western Maine? Will anyone want to buy homes or build homes overlooking or in view of Redington Wind Farm? I doubt it. A biomass plant was built in back of my home in Stratton, a home I lived in for over thirty years and dearly loved. We couldn’t live there... [continue via Web link]