Vermont Energy Rebellion Spreads To 100 Towns

Feb 06, 2016 No Comments by

During the first week of February, the Vermont Energy Rebellion spread to its 100th town. The towns are located in 62 House districts and are served by 90 members of the Vermont House of Representatives. Eight Senate districts have at least 25% of their populations in Rebellion Towns. They are represented by 18 state senators. […]

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Caledonian Record: Nakedly political attack intended to intimidate and harass Annette Smith

Feb 02, 2016 No Comments by

Yesterday the “Top Story” on caledonianrecord.com was a wire report titled “Thorn in Side of Powerful Faces Criminal Probe.” The “thorn” is Annette Smith, founder of Vermonters for a Clean Environment, who sometimes helps small communities oppose industrial energy projects in front of Vermont’s Public Service Board. The “powerful,” according to the story, seems to […]

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Deborah Bucknam: Overreach at the Attorney General’s office

Jan 28, 2016 No Comments by

Vermont’s Attorney General has filed a complaint against Annette Smith, the activist who helps Vermonters opposed to Industrial Wind, navigate the administrative jungle that best describes the Public Service Board proceedings. I have represented folks opposed to Industrial Wind at the Public Service Board, and the hearings are overrun by lawyers–most of whom favor the […]

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Energy Rebellion News–January 24, 2016

Jan 24, 2016 No Comments by

Lots of interesting news about the Vermont Energy Rebellion this week: there was a big rally at the State House and a bunch of new towns signed the Rutland Town Resolution. Seven Days and Vermont Watchdog both provided coverage of the State House event that you can read without having to scale a paywall. Seven […]

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Who is trying to silence Annette Smith?

Jan 24, 2016 No Comments by

Someone is using Vermont state government to try to intimidate and silence our friend and colleague Annette Smith. Who could it be? Join us in participating in a GoFundMe campaign to assist her: gofundme.com/74kx663w

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The House Map is Turning Green

Jan 13, 2016 No Comments

Fifty-two of Vermont’s 104 House districts now include a town in the Vermont Energy Rebellion. Many districts include more than one Rebellion Town. Does your House member represent a Rebellion Town? Get a copy of the map and send it to her or him. Visit Energize Vermont’s House Rebellion page: http://energizevermont.org/energy-rebellion-news-house/

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How will the Vermont Energy Rebellion affect the 2016 elections?

Jan 09, 2016 No Comments

The Vermont Energy Rebellion will be an important factor in Vermont’s 2016 elections. The rebellion has been underway for several years, but it has spread like wildfire since the 2015 enactment of Vermont’s new energy law, Act 56 (better known as RESET). RESET might have been hailed as a triumph if it had engaged Vermont […]

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Calais Signs Rutland Resolution

Dec 31, 2015 No Comments

With its signing of the Rutland Resolution, calling for reform of Vermont’s energy-siting policies, Calais becomes the 76th Vermont town to join the Energy Rebellion. Learn more about Vermont’s Energy Rebellion.

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