Salem (MA) looks to the future

Seth Kaplan

Salem News columnist Brian Watson presents a powerful case for moving forward with development of a wind turbine on Winter Island in Salem Harbor.   We can only hope that the good citizens of Salem, who are looking at a major transition as the coal fired power plant in their midst retires, will pay attention to his words and follow the leadership of Mayor Kim Driscoll, who has identified this project as (among other things) an important source of revenue for the City.  As the Mayor notes on Facebook regarding Watson’s column on the subject:

. . . While Brian doesn’t mention this in his piece, revenues from the proposed turbine will also directly help reduce the City’s +$1m annual electric bill, cutting those costs nearly in half and saving taxpayers substantial $.

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8 Responses to “Salem (MA) looks to the future”

  1. ed wolfe

    What Mr Watson did not say was that over 70 residents in the area are very aganist the turbine ,and that does not count the Marblehead people . This was pure spin . Two people aganist the turbine were named the people in favor were not .
    Wind power will soon be exposed for it’s worth .
    I have asked Mr Waton to come to our neighborhood to hold a similar meeting .
    Ed

  2. ed wolfe

    What Mr Watson did not say was that over 70 residents in the area are very aganist the turbine ,and that does not count the Marblehead people . This was pure spin . Two people aganist the turbine were named the people in favor were not .
    Wind power will soon be exposed for it’s worth .
    I have asked Mr Waton to come to our neighborhood to hold a similar meeting .
    Ed

  3. ed wolfe

    What Mr Watson did not say was that over 70 residents in the area are very aganist the turbine ,and that does not count the Marblehead people . This was pure spin . Two people aganist the turbine were named the people in favor were not .
    Wind power will soon be exposed for it’s worth .
    I have asked Mr Waton to come to our neighborhood to hold a similar meeting .
    Ed

  4. ed wolfe

    What Mr Watson did not say was that over 70 residents in the area are very aganist the turbine ,and that does not count the Marblehead people . This was pure spin . Two people aganist the turbine were named the people in favor were not .
    Wind power will soon be exposed for it’s worth .
    I have asked Mr Waton to come to our neighborhood to hold a similar meeting .
    Ed

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