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The construction and presence of wind turbines has created divisions within the Wolfe Island community.

Nov. 10, 2011

As the veto session wraps up in Springfield, statehouse reporter Kristen McQueary talked to Eight Forty-Eight about the latest developments. Then, Front and Center travels to Wolfe Island, a sleepy agricultural island in the Thousand Islands region of Lake Ontario, that has the first wind farm on a lake. The construction and presence of the turbines has created divisions within the Wolfe Island community. Front and Center explored the costs and benefits of wind. And, writer and WBEZ blogger Amy Krouse Rosenthal talked about her project, Beckoning of Lovely, an “interactive love letter to the universe.”