‘Windfall,’ a Documentary on Wind Turbines, by Laura Israel

Feb 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: General

We can all agree that energy independence is a worthy objective, right? Alternative energy sources like solar power can help free the United States from fossil fuels and the grip of unstable Persian Gulf states. And wind power — wait, not so fast, says “Windfall,” Laura Israel’s urgent, informative and artfully assembled documentary. An account of rural Meredith, in upstate New York, when wind turbines came to town, the film depicts the perils of a booming industry and the bitter rancor it sowed among a citizenry.

For more on this story, visit: ‘Windfall,’ a Documentary on Wind Turbines, by Laura Israel – NYTimes.com.

 

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