Local resident, Henry Gum, was recently interviewed by Fox WFXR in Roanoke about his feelings on being the closest neighbor to the proposed Rocky Forge Wind project.
When asked if the change in his backyard view would bother him, Henry said, "No sir, it wouldn't bother me at all. I'd rather see wind turbines than driving down the road and seeing these power grids."
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Henry continued by saying he is fine with the turbines as long as they don't harm people and they are producing clean energy. He also believes that Rocky Forge Wind will be an economic boost to Botetourt County, bringing jobs and revenue back to the county.
To see the full interview, please click here.