by Robin Smith, The Orleans Record
DERBY LINE, Vt./STANSTEAD, Quebec — A member of the Canadian Parliament representing the border town of Stanstead wants to be a party in the Vermont regulatory hearings over the Derby Line Wind Project.
MP Jean Rousseau said Sunday, during a rally on the lawn at the international Haskell Free Library, that he will also present a petition opposing two industrial-sized wind turbines in Derby near homes in Stanstead to the Canadian House of Commons this week.
Roussea is seeking a unanimous vote of support from the House of Commons for the petition. “This is endangering the citizens of Stanstead,” said Rousseau, a member of the minority New Democratic Party.
Sen. Joe Benning of Lyndonville told the hundreds of people at the rally that the region is “under attack by people seeking to make a quick dollar.” Read article