Smith: Wind turbines vs. bats and people

Most Vermonters are unaware of the problems with wind energy development, because they have no reason to investigate the details. But when a wind project comes to town, the people who live around the mountain do their homework. Many do not like what they learn, or the way it is being done. Informed voters in Londonderry, Barton, Sutton, Manchester, and Ira voted against big wind turbines after becoming educated.