Say NO to Wind Turbines

$12,315 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 206 people in 36 months
Chris Nilsen
on behalf of Laura Jackson
 ALBRIGHTSVILLE, PA
We are the Penn Forest Township chapter of Save Our Allegheny Ridges (SOAR), a non-profit organization devoted to preserving Pennsylvania’s forested mountains.

Our community in Carbon County PA has recently learned that a major wind energy corporation has leased property from the Bethlehem Watershed Authority. The corporation has submitted a proposal to the Penn Forest Township Zoning Board to construct a wind turbine project comprising approximately 40 industrial wind turbines up to 525 ft high, with over 300 ft spin range, along a ridge in Penn Forest Township. The watershed property is adjacent to several communities, including Towamensing Trails, Hickory Run Forest, and Beltzville Lake Estates. Hundreds of acres of forest will be cleared for this project, destroying the habitat for the area wildlife.  The negative impact on quality of life and property values is enormous. We need funds to pay attorney and expert witness fees to fight this at the scheduled township zoning board hearing on June 23rd.
Help us to preserve the natural beauty of the Pocono Mountains!
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Say NO to Wind Turbines has reached 51% of its goal. Thanks to Mary Frances, Ewa and Lisa.
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Thank you to all who have contributed. Your continued support is very much appreciated!
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Thanks to everyone for the great job with our GoFundMe campaign. We're still a long way from our goal though, so please share this with your friends and family to keep up the momentum.
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Barbara Silberfeld August-Spitzer
32 months ago

Thanks to all the volunteers working to save our beautiful mountain

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$12,315 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 206 people in 36 months
Created May 15, 2016
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$20
Linda Lorusso
18 days ago
DD
$50
Dean DEFELIPPES
1 month ago
SW
$25
Sondra Wolferman
1 month ago

For PFT Legal Fund

RM
$25
Rita Myers
1 month ago

we must protect our beautiful mountains.

KP
$100
KENNETH Pierson
1 month ago
SV
$25
stacy venetos
2 months ago

we all need to keep up the fight,I have also pass it onto my friends

MC
$10
MaryAnn Castka
2 months ago
VL
$100
Virginia Lachette
2 months ago
RH
$100
Robert Habig
2 months ago

NO wind turbines!

SM
$25
Sarah MacCarter
2 months ago
Barbara Silberfeld August-Spitzer
32 months ago

Thanks to all the volunteers working to save our beautiful mountain

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