Washington's Governor, Jay Inslee, Commented "As a state, we could learn from Maine’s moratorium on permits for new wind turbines. Gauging effects on rural tourism is an important issue for our state. “We cannot afford to damage our natural assets in ways that would deter visitors from returning,” according to Gov. Paul LePage."
This battle is being fought all over now and has to be elevated as no one seems to believe the actual facts of why wind is bad economically and for grid stability. The visual aspect of wind turbines is being felt in Holland, Scotland and Germany with tourism.