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Milton Independent: PSB to hear Georgia Wind violations

Oct 10, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Milton Independent.   The Public Service Board will receive filings about Georgia Mountain Community Wind’s alleged blasting violations this month, according to a schedule agreed to both parties and accepted by the PSB on October 4.

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Rutland Herald: Pittsford wants wind moratorium

Oct 10, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   PITTSFORD — A third municipal board wants a temporary halt to commercial wind projects in the region until more studies can be completed on the potential impacts of large scale turbines.

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VPR: Castleton Considers Ban On Industrial-Scale Wind

Oct 10, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR.   Town officials in Castleton are considering a plan that would prohibit industrial-scale wind turbines from certain peaks.

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Burlington Free Press: GOP candidates Brock, Scott back wind-project moratorium

Oct 10, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Burlington Free Press.   Phil Scott was riding his bike in Craftsbury a few weeks ago when the new Lowell wind tower came into view. Their dominance on the horizon took him by surprise, he said.

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WCAX: The battle over wind power on Vt. ridgelines

Oct 07, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from WCAX.   SHEFFIELD, Vt. – Sheffield, the Northeast Kingdom’s first wind farm, opened to fanfare a year ago this month.

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VTDigger: Shumlin administration forms commission to assess siting process for industrial wind and other energy generation projects

Oct 05, 2012 No Comments

Reposted from VTDigger.   The Shumlin administration is reassessing how regulators involve the public in the permitting process for electricity projects.

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Rutland Herald: Pawlet pursues community-based solar

Oct 04, 2012 No Comments

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   PAWLET — A 150-kilowatt solar initiative is taking shape north of town — one that its developer, Northeast Community Solar, hopes will be the first of several in the area.

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Rutland Herald: New biomass language in town plan raises concerns

Oct 04, 2012 No Comments

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   SPRINGFIELD — A new provision in the proposed town plan has some residents who oppose the proposed biomass plant very concerned.

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