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Wind turbine regulations still at impasse

HARTFORD — The state’s de facto moratorium on power-generating wind turbine projects will continue amid increasing pressure from the Malloy administration and some environmentalists to end it. The legislature’s Regulation…

Committee rejects draft wind turbine regulations

HARTFORD — The Council Siting Council failed for a third time Tuesday to win approval for new regulations for wind turbine projects. The legislature’s Regulation Review Committee rejected the latest…

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Hearing set on wind turbine siting regulations

NEW BRITIAN — The Connecticut Siting Council has scheduled a hearing for July 24 regarding new regulations for the siting of wind turbine facilities. The hearing will run from 3…

The windmill behind Michael Scaviola's Prospect home no longer has its blades.
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Residential wind turbines nothing new in Prospect

PROSPECT — Residential windmills are not a new phenomenon in Prospect. Town Council member Michael Scaviola has had one on his one-acre property for nearly three decades, though it hasn’t…

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Save Prospect president calls for wind energy task force

PROSPECT — He may have won his battle, but Save Prospect President Tim Reilly isn’t done fighting. In a letter to town officials, the leader of the group that defeated…

Findings favor wind turbine project

NEW BRITAIN — A decision by the Connecticut Siting Council on a proposed wind turbine project in Prospect is not expected until May 12, but findings on the project presented…

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Evidentiary hearings come to a close, decision imminent on Wind Prospect project

The experts have offered their opinion, the advisors have advised, questions have been asked, and each side has made its case. Now all that’s left for those on both sides…

Signs protest turbines near the proposed site.
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A look ahead – what to expect in Prospect in 2011

Town leaders in Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls all echoed the same manta – We’ll do the best we can with what little we have. With the economy seemingly at…

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…

Letter to the editor: Safety concerns in Prospect turbine plans

I am for green energy. I am for wind energy. I am for both in Prospect. However, I do not support the proposed wind turbine project in Prospect for one…