Falmouth selectmen push to remove turbines
#1 Feb 1, 2013
In Falmouth, WindWise finds hope
Fairhaven officials and critics of the town's two turbines will be watching closely as Falmouth selectmen begin the process of removing two turbines there...."There's a lot of energy and optimism about if this can transfer here."
February 1, 2013 by Ariel Wittenberg in South Coast Today
Fairhaven officials and critics of the town's two turbines will be watching closely as Falmouth selectmen begin the process of removing two turbines there.
Kenneth Pottel, a member of Fairhaven's chapter of WindWise, which advocates "responsible siting of industrial wind turbines," said "emails were flying" on the group's 100-person email list Thursday morning when members learned of the Falmouth decision.
"There's a lot of energy and optimism about if this can transfer here," Pottel said.
WindWise has repeatedly raised concerns about the health impacts of the Fairhaven turbines and the town's response to the group's complaints.
Peter DeTerra, chairman of Fairhaven's Board of Health,...[continue via Web link]
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