Sounds like what Oakfield did to Island Falls.
Back in September 2017, Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena said the turbines would all be built on private industrial sites and wouldn’t be close to any residences.
“It’s in an unobtrusive area where you’re not going to have homes around it that people are going to have issues with basically a lot of it is farmland area old farms,” Polisena said.
But more than one year later, Cranston residents say this is not a reality.
Cranston residents outraged over Johnston wind turbine project
At the meeting, a Cranston administrator said the city was never officially notified about the project.
But a lawyer for the City argued that it is a Johnston issue and believes it’s next to impossible to win in court if legal action is taken.
“We’ve seen other cities and other states fight and they have won,” Petrone told NBC 10 News. “We want to be an example and show them they have to take our situation into consideration.”
City Council President Michael Farina said he wants to draft a resolution asking the attorney general’s office to review the steps taken in Johnston.
NBC 10 reached out to Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena and a Green Development spokesperson for comment but requests were never returned................................
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