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State House approves wind regulations bill

Colebrook projects still in limbo
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HARTFORD — The state House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to require regulations for wind-turbine projects in Connecticut.

HB 6249, An Act Requiring a Moratorium on the Siting of Wind Projects Until the Adoption of Regulations, passed by a vote of 132-6, suggesting state representatives are as concerned as residents about possible environmental hazards and the impact on natural resources and quality of life that the turbines might pose.

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