Voters in the town of Peru, Massachusetts narrowly approved a bylaw banning industrial wind projects at a recent town meeting.
The bylaw prohibits the construction of wind turbines where more than half of the power generated would be sold off-site. The bylaw was initiated by the group, Peru Concerned Citizens, which formed after developer Lightship Energy proposed building two 500-foot turbines in town. By a vote of 105 to 52, the measure exactly met the required two-thirds. Susan Masino is a member of PCC.