Archive for Opinion

VT Digger: Rodgers: Questioning Eolian’s Seneca Mountain Message

Nov 08, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the VT Digger. November 6, 2013. Editor’s note: This commentary is by Democratic Sen. John S. Rodgers of Glover, who represents the Essex/Orleans District in the Vermont Senate.

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VT Digger: Barber & Arborio: An appeal to the governor

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the VT Digger. Opinion. September 9, 2013. Editor’s note: This letter to Gov. Peter Shumlin was written by Cynthia E. Barber, executive coordinator of Newark Neighbors United, and Pamela Arborio, president of Brighton Ridge Protectors.

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VT Digger: Stanciu: Vermont’s idols

Aug 21, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the VT Digger. August 20, 2013. Editor’s note: This commentary is by Brett Ann Stanciu, a writer and sugarmaker who lives in the Hardwick area. her writing has appeared recently in Seven Days and Taproot.

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VT Digger: Hallquist: Solar is on the rise

Aug 15, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the VT Digger. By David Hallquist, CEO of Vermont Electric Cooperative. August 14, 2013. Vermont loves solar. As you drive around the state, solar installations — large and small — are popping up everywhere. Tourists comment on the proliferation of panels, an advertisement to Vermont’s commitment to the environment.

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: Wind towers are disappointment

Aug 14, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. By Sen. Joe Benning. August 14, 2013. An Open Letter to Gov. Peter Shumlin: It is with great sadness, but no real surprise, that I read today’s news reports indicating the Public Service Board has granted permission for Seneca Mountain Wind to install MET towers in Brighton, Newark and Ferdinand.

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: Turbines threaten Northeast Kingdom

Aug 13, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. By Pam Arborio. August 13, 2013. We received news yesterday that Eolian’s application for meteorological towers in Brighton, Newark and Ferdinand, all in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, had been approved by the Public Service Board.

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Burlington Free Press: My Turn: An intrusion on our home

Jul 22, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Burlington Free Press. July 20, 2013. The passionate disagreements about the F-35 and industrial wind share a commonality: the meaning of home.

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Brattleboro Reformer: Keep an open mind to proposed solar power project

Jul 10, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Brattleboro Reformer. June 28, 2013. Vermont has set an ambitious goal of getting 20 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2017. One potential source is wind power, but the objection to large wind turbines in many parts of the state is fierce and widespread.

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