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Wind energy talks stir concerns about the environment

HOLDEN, Maine (NEWS CENTER)–Representatives from the Maine Audubon Society, Appalachian Mountain Club and First Wind held a public meeting in Holden to discuss the controversial subject of land-based wind energy.

Some people expressed concerns about the idea of wind power as a perfect solution to the nations clean energy crisis. Others talked about the need for better regulations over where turbines can be built.

Both sides of the debate say getting more people talking about the issue will help to avoid problems in the future.

Officials with first wind say there are no current plans to develop a wind energy project in the Holden area.