Victory in Vermont: Community Defenders Crush Wind Power Outfit’s Plan to Destroy Pristine Mountain Range


Annette Smith savours the coolest of her many successes.


STT has covered the fight by Vermonters to save their pristine Green Mountains from the scourge of industrial wind turbines, many times.

In this post we share in their delight, as they celebrate their successful battle to save the Herrick Mountain range in Ira and Poultney, next to Birdseye Mountain from 60 of these things – aka 160m high, 290 tonne, subsidy-sucking bird and bat killers.

Thanks to the organized efforts of Vermonters for a Clean Environment, headed by Annette Smith (above) and Justin Lindholm, the mountains in the background are now and forever a state wildlife management area, instead of an industrial wind power factory.

Mountains, wildlife took precedence over 60 windmills
Rutland Herald
Jensen Afield
8 April 2017

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