VPR: Vote Against Wind Project Raises Questions About Future Development

Jan 15, 2014 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Charlotte Albright. January 15, 2014.

A vote against a wind energy project proposed for Seneca Mountain, near Island Pond, is raising questions about the developer’s next steps. Residents opposed to the project say they are sending a unified message that turbines are not welcome on pristine mountain tops in the Northeast Kingdom.

But the company hasn’t pulled the plug. At least, not yet.

This wasn’t an official election in the Unified Towns and Gores of Essex County. It was an opinion poll conducted by mail and paid for the Seneca Wind. When the replies were tallied before a UTG meeting in Ferdinand Monday night, opponents to the 20-turbine project claimed victory, saying the outcome — 170 against, 107 for — wasn’t even close.

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