Awesome news –
Falmouth wind turbine to be shut down
Cape Cod Times
Sean F. Driscoll
28 September 2015
FALMOUTH — One of the town’s twin wind turbines will be shut down after the Board of Selectmen voted Monday night to comply with a recent order to temporarily stop its operation.
During a closed-door meeting, the board voted to appeal the Sept. 17 cease-and-desist order issued by the Zoning Board of Appeals while also voting to comply with that order in the meantime, according to a news release sent shortly before 9 p.m. by Town Manager Julian Suso. The ZBA had ordered Wind 1, one of the two turbines, shut down while the town seeks a special permit that would allow it to continue to run.
The action caught opponents of the turbines by surprise. Selectmen were scheduled to meet both Monday and Tuesday in executive…
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