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August 22, 2013

Move to block wind farm fails

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“I want the host agreement to protect the community, and right now the way it’s written it favors the company,” said Enjem, noting he is neutral on the wind farm itself.

Last week, the Planning Board voted to award a required permit to Ridgeline Energy for the wind farm. However, that vote was disputed by Enjem, who cited the fact that an alternate member of the planning board was allowed to vote even though he has never been appointed as a regular board member.

Whether the permit was issued legally or not remains in question, the town supervisor said.

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