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"I'm a strong advocate of wind farms on the high seas. But there are appropriate places for everything. We wouldn't put one of these in Yosemite, and I think environmentalists are falling into a trap if they think the only wilderness areas worth preserving are in the West. The most important are the ones close to our cities, where the public has access to them. And Nantucket Sound is a wilderness, which people need to experience. I always get nervous when people talk about privatizing the commons. In this case, the benefits of the power extracted from Nantucket Sound are far outweighed by the other values our communities derive from it."

—Robert Kennedy Jr., E Magazine (November/December 2003).

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Allegheny Treasures

National Wind Watch - A nonprofit corporation formed as a coalition of citizens and grassroots groups. We seek to promote knowledge and raise awareness of the risks and damaging impacts of industrial wind turbine development, including the environmental, social, and quality-of-life impacts.

Country Guardian - Country Guardian is the National Campaign to oppose wind turbines in Britain's precious landscapes and promote energy conservation.

Industrial Wind Power - Issues and Concerns for Wind Turbines in Highland County, VA.

Cohocton Wind Watch - Citizens, residents and neighbors concerned about ill-conceived wind turbine projects in the town of Cohocton and adjacent townships in Western New York.

Wind Truth Alliance - For Responsible Regulation.

Glebe Mountain Group - The Glebe Mountain Group (GMG) is a voluntary association of residents and property owners in the Glebe Mountain region of Vermont. The group was formed in response to concerns about a proposal by Catamount Energy to install 27 wind turbines 330 feet tall, lighted 24 hours a day, along a three and one-half mile stretch of Glebe Mountain in Londonderry, VT.

North Texas Wind Resistance Alliance

Cohocton Free

Save Western Ohio

Industrial Wind Action Group

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