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Rutland Herald: Lowell wind opponents excoriate Shumlin

Aug 25, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Rutland Herald. By Thatcher Moats VERMONT PRESS BUREAU – Published: August 25, 2011   MONTPELIER — Opponents of wind development on Vermont’s mountaintops — in particular a project in Lowell that is poised for construction — had some choice words on Wednesday for Gov. Peter Shumlin and Green Mountain Power, the […]

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VPR: Protesters Call For More Solar, Fewer Wind Projects

Aug 25, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from VPR. [audio:http://tranquil-dolls.flywheelsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Spot-0845-25d.mp3|titles=Spot-0845-25d] (Host) Protesters turned out on the Statehouse lawn on Wednesday to oppose a wind energy project in Lowell and others planned around the state. The critics of large-scale wind say solar power is the better way to meet Vermont’s energy needs. VPR’s John Dillon reports: (Dillon) They came by bus, […]

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Wednesday in Waterbury: Wind Power in Vermont: What You Need to Know

Aug 19, 2011 No Comments by

Title: Wind Power in Vermont: What You Need to Know Location: Waterbury Congregational Church – Dining Room 8 North Main St. Waterbury, VT Speakers: Ben Luce, Ph.D. – Professor of Sustainability, Lyndon State College Annette Smith – Executive Director, Vermonters for a Clean Environment Where: Waterbury Congregational Church – Dining Room 8 North Main St. […]

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Wednesday in Middlebury: Wind Power in Vermont: What You Need to Know

Aug 12, 2011 No Comments by

Title: Wind Power in Vermont: What You Need to Know Location: Ilsley Library – 75 Main St, Middlebury, VT – Public Meeting Room

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Wednesday in Hardwick: Wind Power in Vermont: What You Need to Know

Aug 05, 2011 No Comments by

Title: Wind Power in Vermont: What You Need to Know Location: Hardwick Townhouse 127 Church St. Hardwick, VT Start Time: 7PM Date: Wednesday: 8-10-2011 Description: Vermont is facing over ten large-scale wind power developments. With this new technology comes new challenges. Professor Luce and Annette Smith discuss wind power’s potential in Vermont, its impacts and how it […]

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Media Advisory: Why Vote No Campaign Results Rally Tuesday

Jul 22, 2011 No Comments by

The Why Vote No Campaign will be holding a results rally at VEC Headquarters in Johnson, VT at 6:30PM on Tuesday 7/26. Community members and campaign leaders will make statements to the press as the result of the vote becomes known. All are encouraged to attend as a decision on the Lowell wind project’s transmission […]

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Media Advisory: Northeast Kingdom Legislators To Say “Vote No” on Transmission Line Upgrade Project

Jul 01, 2011 No Comments by

MEDIA ADVISORY Northeast Kingdom Legislators To Join With VEC Members In Saying “Vote No” on Transmission Line Upgrade Project

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Rutland Herald: Rutland hospital to host state energy forum June 16

May 19, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Rutland Herald. The Rutland hospital will play host to a meeting on the state’s emerging energy needs.   The Vermont Department of Public Service is seeking public input from the meetings, on strategies the state can use to address energy issues — and opportunities — associated with how the state develops […]

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