Backlash In Vermont Over Green Energy Aesthetics
Vermont is known as one of the most environmentally-conscious states in the country. In 2014, the state generated more than 25 percent of its electricity from renewable energy resources, a number it hopes to grow to 75 percent by the year 2032.
But as industrial-size wind turbines and solar farms proliferate on Vermont’s mountain tops and farm fields, some locals are objecting to the green energy projects, citing aesthetic as well as environmental concerns. Jon Kalish has the story.