Family in wind project dispute moving to Derby

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SHEFFIELD, Vermont — A family that lives near the Sheffield wind project and says it threatened their health is moving.

Sheffield residents Steven and Luann Therrien and their two children have argued the noise from the turbines was hurting their health.

The Caledonian Record reports (http://bit.ly/1Gjz6HA) the family is moving to Derby.

The Therriens have made repeated attempts to have First Wind, the company that built the project, buy out their property so that they can leave and start over. An independent study last year found noise levels from the turbines were below state limits.

The town of Sheffield has appraised the property at $87,000. Steve Therrien said once the family settles in Derby, he'll begin marketing the property.

The wind project is now owned by SunEdison and TerraForm Power.


Information from: The Caledonian-Record, http://www.caledonianrecord.com

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