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Letter: Time to wake up when it comes to wind turbines

May 30th, 2013 | By
A wind turbine looms over a local shopping district in Fairhaven, Mass. (photo: cjzurcher)

When it comes to the giant noisemakers, only one thing really matters and that is the setback, or distance from the turbine to a neighboring property line. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story from Citizen’s News.

A letter writer in Litchfield County believes wind turbines affect property values

May 5th, 2011 | By

Regardless of what the wind industry would like us to believe, property values are impacted by nearby industrial wind turbines. Wind proponents insist that property values are not impacted by wind turbines; they argue there will always be a buyer; it is simply a matter of taste.

Spin, baby, spin: Connecticut debates wind turbines

Jan 18th, 2011 | By

An updated version of Reagan’s action was Sarah Palin’s “Drill, baby, drill.” Now there is another battle cry being heard throughout the country and especially in New England: “Spin, baby spin.” Wind energy proposals in the Connecticut towns of Prospect and Colebrook have stirred much discussion. Some who live near the projected sites are calling

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