"It is the opinion of the Falmouth Historical Commission that the site and its adjacent properties is an appropriate situation for this project and the community of Falmouth" Sheryl Kozens-Long, Chairman, Falmouth Historical Commission (letter dated 8/3/06)
"I was chairman of the EDIC when this application was first presented to our Board. The proposal was warmly endorsed by the EDIC and I believe the Board still supports this project" The late Dr. Harlyn Halvorson (letter to Falmouth ZBA 6/4/08)
"There will come a time in the not to distant future when we can't put up wind turbines fast enough to meet our needs..... For all of these reasons, I urge you to grant this project permission to be built. We need clean renewable power now and we need permitting boards that have the courage to say so" State Representative Matthew Patrick (letter to Falmouth ZBA 6/11/08)
"No other property in the park has a location that is as well suited to a turbine as the Webb Research lot" Editorial, Falmouth Enterprise, 4/22/08
"We support this project because Falmouth's Climate Action Protection Plan, which was adopted by the Falmouth Selectmen in 2005, identifies the implementation of renewable energy technologies as a method to reduce greenhouse emissions associated with electricity consumption" Megan Amsler, Co-chair, Falmouth Energy Committee (letter to FEDIC dated 12/19/07)
"This letter is to make it clear that we at Cape Cod Aggregates very much support development of the wind turbine as proposed" Abutter Paul Lorusso, CEO, Cape Cod Aggregates Corp. (letter to ZBA dated 5/28/08).
"We have no objection to this project, and encourage the Town of Falmouth to grant permit approval" Abutter Dennis Aubrey, CEO, Woods Hole Landholdings (letter to ZBA dated 3/24/08)
"Our home located at 29 Brush Hill Circle is one of the nearest to the proposed wind turbine (about 0.35 miles away). Having seen the balloon test on 25 May, and reviewed the material in the Notus web page, we are in support of the project." Stephanie and Tim Lennox (support letter to ZBA, 5/25/08)
"The Falmouth Technology Park Association (FTPA) would like to express support for the installation of a wind turbine in the park, as proposed by Notus Clean Energy, LLC." Michael Mathewson, President, Falmouth Technology Park Association (letter to Falmouth EDIC dated 11/15/07)
"APCC encourages the use of wind energy and other forms of clean energy production wherever feasible. Municipal districts zoned for industrial and technology uses, such as the Falmouth Technology Park, are among the most appropriate locations for the siting of such projects…" Maggie Geist, Executive Director, Association to Preserve Cape Cod (letter to ZBA dated 4/2/08)
"Rural Development has assessed the potential environmental impacts of the proposed action and has determined that it will not significantly affect the quality of the human environment." USDA Rural Development Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), published notice.
"Meeting these goals will require far more renewable energy than is currently under development in the region" Gordon van Welie, president and CEO of ISO New England, the not-for-profit corporation responsible for operating New England's electricity system, in an article entitled "New Strategies to Keep the Lights On", Cape Cod Times, 5/20/08
"Governor Views Wind Power As Key To State's Energy Future" Headline, Falmouth Enterprise, 5/30/08
"I want to commend Dan Webb and everyone involved at Webb Research for their foresight in showing how small companies can play an important role in developing renewable sources of energy." Congressman Bill Delahunt, press release 9/25/07
"The most conspicuous objects on the land were a distant windmill, or a meeting-house standing alone, for only they could afford to occupy an exposed place." An excerpt from Cape Cod, by Henry David Thoreau, 1865.
"Few issues match climate change in the threat they pose to all of humanity, or the joint efforts they demand from us" UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, 9/5/07
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