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Wind Farm Thoughts

While being a multi-state resident for decades now, I have grown to appreciate Vermont much more than Connecticut, so much so that I have started a new business here in hopes of permanently moving here soon. But while the controversy rages about ridge lines, and wind mills, I can't help but wonder why the state of Vermont has banned all billboards from the interstates, and disguises the cell towers along the interstates to look like trees as not to offend the local character, but now it seems as though we will have no problem building 30-story tall structures on the most visible and scenic areas of the state, all with the flashing navigation lights so all can see for miles around in the once silent and dark scenery of the last great 'Kingdom' in the east!?

While being a multi-state resident for decades now, I have grown to appreciate Vermont much more than Connecticut, so much so that I have started a new business here in hopes of permanently moving here soon. But while the controversy rages about ridge lines, and wind mills, I can't help but wonder why the state of Vermont has banned all billboards from the interstates, and disguises the cell towers along the interstates to look like trees as not to offend the local character, but now it seems as though we will have no problem building 30-story tall structures on the most visible and scenic areas of the state, all with the flashing navigation lights so all can see for miles around in the once silent and dark scenery of the last great 'Kingdom' in the east!? I understand that energy costs are skyrocketing, and we all want an easy way out, but selling your soul to the devil is probably not the best route available. I guess folks who live in the cities of Vermont will not care much for my opinion, maybe even some who live in the East Haven area who are hoping for a tax break, but consider what you are selling out to ... a loss of character and identity all... more [truncated due to possible copyright]  

While being a multi-state resident for decades now, I have grown to appreciate Vermont much more than Connecticut, so much so that I have started a new business here in hopes of permanently moving here soon. But while the controversy rages about ridge lines, and wind mills, I can't help but wonder why the state of Vermont has banned all billboards from the interstates, and disguises the cell towers along the interstates to look like trees as not to offend the local character, but now it seems as though we will have no problem building 30-story tall structures on the most visible and scenic areas of the state, all with the flashing navigation lights so all can see for miles around in the once silent and dark scenery of the last great 'Kingdom' in the east!? I understand that energy costs are skyrocketing, and we all want an easy way out, but selling your soul to the devil is probably not the best route available. I guess folks who live in the cities of Vermont will not care much for my opinion, maybe even some who live in the East Haven area who are hoping for a tax break, but consider what you are selling out to ... a loss of character and identity all for energy profits ... sound familiar?

Just one man's opinion, but once you lose that serenity, that no one else on the east coast has, you will become just another ... (insert name of any major east coast city here). I hope that citizens of the NEK can avoid becoming the place that everyone else wanted to run away from to vacation at.


Source: http://caledonianrecord.com...

MAR 13 2008
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