Savoy voters reject bylaw change that would have allowed for taller turbines in wind energy project #MA

By National Wind Watch SAVOY – Town voters soundly rejected a bylaw amendment that would have allowed taller wind turbines on Wednesday. By a vote of 126 to 53, voters shot down the proposal to amend a bylaw that would allow Minuteman Wind LLC and its partner, Palmer Capital Corp., to increase the height of its West Hill turbine blades from 425 to 453 feet. The proposed amendment required a two-thirds majority to pass. The special town meeting drew a crowd of Savoy residents that . . .

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