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Wind Power And Local Accusations of “NIMBYism”
A proposal in Maryland for an offshore wind farm is facing resistance from power companies, but may meet even more opposition from the local community.
A plan to develop a wind farm ten miles off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland, is facing resistance from power companies and some legislators. The proposed 400-foot high turbines could also be an issue for local residents and businesses in this tourist-heavy beach town. We’ll discuss the proposal, and we’ll also talk to a filmmaker who chronicled a rural community’s sharp divide over wind farms in upstate New York.
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