State vote could knock wind out of turbines


Proposed legislation that would change the way wind turbines are regulated as been sent to the state House of Representatives for a vote.

If approved, House Bill 6249 would put a moratorium on wind turbine projects until the Connecticut Siting Council can adopt regulations for such projects.

The joint Committee on Appropriations voted 40 to 10 in favor last week, making it the third committee to endorse the proposed bill. Endorsements also came from the Committee on Energy and Technology and the Committee on Planning and Development.

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