Please Keep Our Mountains Protected
It is not about wind mills or wind power. What it is about is keeping our mountains PROTECTED. Maine is not about any man-made things. When people think of our state, they think of the natural beauty of our lakes, ocean and mountains and forests. That’s why they come here. That’s why we live here. Please keep our mountains protected.
January 17, 2007
by Terry Tesseo, Coplin Plantation
in The Original Irregular
After reading the LURC Staff Recommendation to approve the Redington Wind Farm, I have to say thank you. Thank you for recommending 30 wind turbines stretching across eight miles of unspoiled mountains, with massive clearcuts 410 feet tall, with the tallest trees no taller than 30 feet tall — this will fit harmoniously into the natural environment. I’m glad you know the vertical rise on Redington and Black Nubble is around 1,800 feet. The turbines will only be about 1/4 as tall as the mountains. That will fit very nicely. It will really preserve the natural character of the ridgeline.... [continue via Web link]