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Catskills neighbors oppose Judd Hirsch’s planned wind turbine

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DENNING — Some residents of a town in New York’s Catskills mountains are trying to stop actor Judd Hirsch from building a 177-foot wind turbine on his property. Dozens of Hirsch’s neighbors in the town of Denning have signed a petition opposing the actor’s plan for a turbine on his 96-acre property. Richard Benktwitt tells The New York Times that the turbine “would ruin the beauty of the location.” Benkwitt lives in a log house ...

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November 17, 2013
7:01 p.m.

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Keep paying National Grid, which I call National Greed! For the sake of moving forward with alternate energy, you are worried about what it will look like!?! Is your national greed bill something you like looking at too?! Come on! I would put one in my back yard, but I cant due to living in the City in close quarters with other houses. If I had 96 acres I am putting "nature" to work to reduce my costs, but more importantly to reduce the nasty fuel fossil emmissions going into the air. STOP thinking about looking at the wind turbine, and start thinking about our future.