This amendment would have required constant sound monitoring on wind turbines at an incredible cost — even turbines built years ago. This would have had a significantly negative impact on the viability of wind energy in Vermont. The amendment was defeated 8 to 18.

Voted to defeat the amendment Voted for the amendment Absent/Not Voting
Senator Tim Ashe (Chittenden District) Senator Joe Benning (Caledonia District) Senator Norm McAllister (Franklin District)
Senator Claire Ayer (Addison District) Senator John F. Campbell (Windsor District) Senator Dick McCormack (Windsor District)
Senator Becca Balint (Windham District) Senator Brian Collamore (Rutland District) Senator Dick Sears Jr. (Bennington District)
Senator Philip Baruth (Chittenden District) Senator Dustin Degree (Franklin District) Senator Robert Starr (Essex-Orleans District)
Senator Christopher Bray (Addison District) Senator Peg Flory (Rutland District)
Senator Brian Campion (Bennington District) Senator Jane Kitchel (Caledonia District)
Senator Ann Cummings (Washington District) Senator Kevin Mullin (Rutland District)
Senator Bill Doyle (Washington District) Senator John Rodgers (Essex-Orleans District)
Senator Virginia “”Ginny”” Lyons (Chittenden District)”
Senator Mark A. MacDonald (Orange District)
Senator Dick Mazza (Grand Isle District)
Senator Alice W. Nitka (Windsor District)
Senator Anthony Pollina (Washington District)
Senator Helen Riehle (Chittenden District)
Senator Michael Sirotkin (Chittenden District)
Senator Richard Westman (Lamoille District)
Senator Jeanette K. White (Windham District)
Senator David Zuckerman (Chittenden District)