Wind farms creating an environmental divide

 Boston Globe August 11, 2013  “This is like a highway came down and
my house is stuck in the median. I chose to live in a quiet place, a
healthy place and [Hoosac wind farm] took that away from me.” (Tim Danyliw)

 

“It doesn’t make sense to me to wreck nature in order to save nature,” 
“It was a natural place. It was beautiful, and it has
been wrecked now.” (Larry Lorusso)

 

http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2013/08/10/wind-power-creating-environmental-divide/dwZZxuWlQPgahqt0wcg4ZK/story.html

Special Report: Is going green destroying the lives of locals?

By: Taryn Kane
ALBANY, N.Y.

Published: 4/27/13

 Huge wind turbines are dotting the landscape in New York and Massachusetts, producing megawatts of green energy. So why would people living near these giant windmills want them out?

 

http://www.fox23news.com/news/local/story/Special-Report-Is-going-green-destroying-the/b9mYUXWlv0eZfsrgPCJHYw.cspx

Greenfield Recorder 7-27-12
WHY THE RESISTANCE TO WIND?
Study seeks insight into area attitudes
Northeast states have fewer facilities, more anti-wind groups
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Greenfield Recorder 9-06-12
For six to eight weeks this summer, trucks carrying 125-foot-long sections of the turbine blades could be seen on Route 2 from Greenfield to Florida. It took three vehicles to haul just one complete s
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North Adams Transcipt Letter to the Editor 8-23-12
"As energy producers, windpower machines just don’t work. They can’t make more that 25% in a good year of their megawatt ratings. They are weather dependent and intermittent in their operation."
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North Adams Transcript Letter to the Editor 9-14-12
"These modern wind driven contraptions destroy wild lands, make residents sick, and impose a cost shadow that will be yoked onto generations to come, long after they join the over 14,000 standing dead
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