[ exact phrase in "" • ~10 sec • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]

LOCATION/TYPE

News Home
Archive
RSS

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Protestors at the Sheffield Wind Grand Opening  

Credit:  Sean Sicilano, Thursday, October 27th, 2011, news7newslinc.net ~~

SHEFFIELD- Protestors gathered along the access road to the Sheffield Wind Project on Wednesday. Protestors held signs that said “Shumlin is Corrupt”. This group of protestors feels strongly that the turbines on this mountain ridge were not the correct response for trying to go green in the state of Vermont.

Protestors made it clear that just because they are against industrial wind this does not mean that they are against renewable energy. Geoff Goodhue said, “I think it needs to be smaller scale and localized and I just don’t trust corporations to be in charge of this kind of development.”

They spoke out about how the turbines “rip up a whole mountain top.” David Zimmerman of Sheffield said “A 100 foot wind tower, nobody’s objecting, they could put one on every farm and every house, that would be fine. But to have 450 foot towers and rip up a whole mountain top to put them there, and in fact its not going to produce very much energy in the greater scheme of things.”

The Sheffield Wind Project has been in the works for the last seven years and has faced opposition for most of that time. The question remains is industrial wind right for the state of Vermont and that has yet to be seen.

Source:  Sean Sicilano, Thursday, October 27th, 2011, news7newslinc.net

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
Donate $5 PayPal Donate

Share:

Tag: Video


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share

CONTACT DONATE PRIVACY ABOUT SEARCH
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.
Share

Wind Watch on Facebook

Follow Wind Watch on Twitter