A new poll shows continued strong
support for wind power development in Vermont.
The survey from the Castleton State
College Polling Institute asked whether people support building wind energy
turbines along the state's ridgelines-- 66 percent said yes, 19 percent said no
and 14 percent were undecided.
A second question showed even greater
support-- 69 percent-- if those turbines were built in the respondents' own
This poll comes as the state is
examining possible changes in the siting process for wind farms and the
Legislature considers a moratorium on wind development.
This Castleton poll was conducted at
the same time earlier this month as a survey on guns. The sample size was 620
people with a margin of error of 3.9 percent.
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