Mark Whitworth: Vermont’s Rumsfeld Strategy

Jul 01, 2014 No Comments by

In his 2004 book “Against All Enemies,” President George W. Bush’s counter-terrorism advisor Richard Clarke described a meeting with Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld that took place shortly after the 9/11 attacks. Rumsfeld complained that there were no decent targets for bombing in Afghanistan, so the United States should consider bombing Iraq, which, he said, […]

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Mark Whitworth: Vermont Blames the Victims

Jun 25, 2014 No Comments by

I attended the Public Service Board’s noise workshop in Morrisville a few weeks ago. The Board is trying to determine if the noise standards for energy projects are adequate. The purpose of the workshop was to hear from people who have been affected by energy projects. The Board heard from 44 people. Each talked about […]

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Press Release: Energize Vermont Responds to Vermont Supreme Court Decision on GMP’s Lowell Stormwater Permits

May 28, 2014 No Comments by

Decision Has Significant Impacts On Future of All Development in Vermont

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Press Release: Energize Vermont Names Mark Whitworth Executive Director

Apr 03, 2014 No Comments by

Snelling Steps Down, Whitworth to Continue Organization’s Growth RUTLAND, VT – Energize Vermont is pleased to announce Mark Whitworth has been named its new Executive Director. Whitworth succeeds Lukas B. Snelling who helped establish Energize Vermont as an organization to further the interests of Vermonters who wish to support the development of renewable energy, but […]

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VPR: Vote Against Wind Project Raises Questions About Future Development

Jan 15, 2014 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Charlotte Albright. January 15, 2014. A vote against a wind energy project proposed for Seneca Mountain, near Island Pond, is raising questions about the developer’s next steps.

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Burlington Free Press: Groups make new case in opposing Lowell wind turbines

Dec 05, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from the Burlington Free Press. By Terri Hallenbeck. December 5, 2013. MONTPELIER — Nearly a year after the Lowell wind turbines began producing electricity, opponents were still fighting the project — this time taking their case to the state Supreme Court on Thursday.

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VPR: Eden Residents Mixed On Wind Towers

Dec 05, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from VPR. By Amy Kolb Noyes. December 5, 2013. The results of a survey taken by the Town of Eden are in and if one conclusion can be drawn, it’s that residents have mixed feelings about a proposed wind project in town.

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The Manchester Journal: Wind Forum Explores Concerns

Nov 25, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from The Manchester Journal. By Brandon Canevari. November 25, 2013. TOWNSHEND – Tears welled up in Larry Lorusso’s eyes and his voice began to crack as he spoke about the environmental impacts the Hoosac wind project has had since it first went online last year.

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