Gov. Shumlin endorses controversial w...

Gov. Shumlin endorses controversial wind project in Lowell

There are 2 comments on the Bennington Banner story from Feb 11, 2011, titled Gov. Shumlin endorses controversial wind project in Lowell. In it, Bennington Banner reports that:

Gov. Peter Shumlin endorsed a large-scale wind power project planned for northern Vermont's Lowell Mountain on Friday, saying the state had agreed on land swaps and bear corridors with the utility developing the project.

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Bennington, VT

#1 Feb 12, 2011
Based on what I have seen in California's "Wind Farms" wildlife shys away from them becasue of the noise.

Also reeks havoc with Bird Populations:

More n Wildlife concerns:

Since: Aug 10

Nassau, Bahamas

#2 Feb 12, 2011
Color me dense. The enviro-wackos fought windpower but Shumlin has now fast tracked it?

I'm kinda confused, are the Republicans now on the side of environmental conservation, or is it just that lobbyists who have connections in Montpelier get their way under a Democratic/Progressive administration?

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