Tag Archives: wind farm

Wait and see for wind farm

BNE wants to see votes for Colebrook plans PROSPECT — The company that wants to build the first commercial wind farm in the state will see how the Connecticut Siting…

The Siting Council will hear residents concerns during a meeting in Prospect.
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Siting Council coming to Prospect

NEW BRITAIN — The Connecticut Siting Council voted Jan. 6 to hold two public hearings in Prospect to give citizens a chance to voice their opinions on two commercial wind…

The Connecticut Siting Council voted to hold public hearings in Prospect.
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Siting council to hold public hearings in Prospect

NEW BRITAIN – The Connecticut Siting Council voted Jan. 6 to hold two public hearings in Prospect to give citizens a chance to voice their opinions on two commercial wind…

Push for turbines in Conn. hampered by a lack of wind

Energy experts, legislators and power companies in Connecticut are not rushing to embrace wind power. BNE Energy Inc. of West Hartford wants to build turbines in Prospect and in Colebrook….

Letter to the editor: Falmouth turbine experience a warning to Prospect

I write this editorial to get across a simple but seemingly missed point regarding commercial wind turbines near homes. A point intentionally brushed aside by the energy company who will…

Letter to the editor: BNE: Poor Results from Little Experience

The Hartford Courant recently reported that BNE Energy illegally cut down approximately 2.3 acres of protected state forest in North Canaan while clearing for a wind test site in 2008….

Industrial wind turbines not safe for residential neighborhoods

A group of residents in the town of Prospect is facing the prospect of their lives changing irrevocably if BNE Energy succeeds in having its petition to build two industrial…

Letter to the editor: Wind turbines – the other side?

Since last November when those who are against the building of two wind turbines in the south end of Prospect stood in front of the Prospect Town Hall and asked…

A protest sign in Prospect compares the size of proposed turbines to residential homes.
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Proposed order would keep wind turbines away from homes

PROSPECT – A proposed order from a group against a wind project in Prospect would set turbines back 3,000 feet from abutting property and 2,500 feet from roadways. Save Prospect…

Panel calls for halt on wind projects

PROSPECT — A draft resolution signed by the Town Council on Tuesday calls for state legislators to place a moratorium on wind energy projects until state minimum standards are created….