Alec Baldwin Files Paperwork for Windmill

One hundred and twenty foot structure would be the first residential windmill in East Hampton Town, reports 'Newsday.'

Alec Baldwin has filed an application to erect the first residential windmill in East Hampton Town, a 120-foot structure which would reach up to 131 feet tall on his 8.3-acre property, according to Newsday.

and the currently operate wind turbines, and being the first residential proposal, the town's planning department recommended holding a public hearing on the proposal.

The 10-kilowatt windmill would reportedly cost around $60,000 to erect.

For more, click here to read the article in Newsday (subscription required).

What do you think of this proposal? 

amagansett voter June 12, 2012 at 06:50 PM
We ALL subsidize these alternative energy rebates through additional charges on our LIPA bill each and every month.
K. June 12, 2012 at 07:39 PM
Shhhhhh! (We're all supposed to pretend that is not the case).
Preliator June 12, 2012 at 07:51 PM
Don't forget he Chevy Volt, we all subsidize that piece of junk, well, those of us who pay taxes that is.
Springs Advocate June 13, 2012 at 01:00 AM
Wow! the acting roles must really be drying up for Alec. This is a total publicity stunt. The dems will pounce on it, endorse it as a key step in saving East Hampton, Zach Cohen will get his picture in the paper with Alec. and so on and so on and so on Typical business as usual for the wanna be elite. I'm not buying it
Open Sky June 13, 2012 at 12:41 PM
Why would you allow a person to build a 130 foot structure in an area that the max allowable building height is 32 feet? How can you question whether it would look good? I mean what would you prefer to look at, the open sky and trees and birds or a freaking windmill???? Private windmills make absolutely zero sense in the Hamptons.


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