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Press Release: Vermonters to Lawmakers: Wind Moratorium Won’t Derail Clean Energy Future

Jan 31, 2013 No Comments by

Energize Vermont Unveils Clean Energy Plan Without More Wind Download release as PDF. Download Executive Summary of Energize Vermont’s Clean Energy Plan. (Full plan available after presentation.) Click here to contact us for more information. MONTPELIER, VT – On Thursday over 100 Vermonters came to the State House to ask lawmakers to pass a utility-scale […]

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Press Release: Hundreds Rally to Say “Big Wind Brings Harm To Vermont”

Oct 12, 2012 No Comments by

Protesters Award Gov. Shumlin, Others With Certificate Of Public Harm MONTPELIER, VT – Today over two hundred Vermonters came together at a rally in Montpelier to award Gov. Shumlin, his administration, the Public Service Board, and wind developers a ceremonial Certificate of Public Harm (CPH) to recognize their support for the destructive development of big […]

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Press Release: Georgia Mtn. Wind Project Violated CPG Permit

Aug 23, 2012 No Comments by

Neighbors Fight Back Against Restraining Order and Suit, File Motion to Dismiss MILTON, VT – New details were revealed today in the legal dispute between Georgia Mountain Community Wind LLC. (GMCW) and neighbors of the project that show GMCW violated its Certificate of Public Good (CPG).

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Press Release: Wind Developer Blittersdorf Sues Project Neighbors

Aug 21, 2012 No Comments by

Gets Restraining Order, Seeks Damages For Being Present on Their Own Property MILTON, VT – On Friday, Georgia Mountain Community Wind LLC. (GMCW), a company whose majority owner is David Blittersdorf, filed a series of legal actions against project neighbors.

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Press Release: Gov. Shumlin Misleads on Wind During Mark Johnson Show

Jul 19, 2012 No Comments by

Download this release in PDF or a transcript of the radio show here.   Energize Vermont Invites Shumlin To See Destruction Of Vermont’s Ridglelines In Lowell

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Press Release: First Wind and ANR Cherry Pick Data: Memo Shows ANR’s Approach is “Solution to Pollution is Dilution”

Feb 22, 2012 No Comments by

Download this release in PDF format. In response to a Vermont Agency of Natural Resources memo released last week discussing water quality impacts around the Sheffield wind project site, project owner First Wind claimed that the data indicated no harm had occurred on the area streams during construction.

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Press Conference: Ridges Are Not Renewable Day Comments

Feb 03, 2012 No Comments by

Thursday February 2nd was Ridges Are Not Renewable day at the Vermont State House. Energize Vermont held a press conference where Executive Director Lukas Snelling called for a moratorium on utility-scale wind development in Vermont. Below are his comments from that day. You can also download them in a PDF.    ENERGIZE VERMONT PRESS CONFERNCE Ridges Are Not […]

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Press Release: Lowell Stormwater Permit Appeal Filed

Sep 20, 2011 No Comments by

Download the press release in PDF format. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2011 Contact: Lukas B. Snelling (802) 778-0660 Email: luke@energizevermont.org   Lowell Stormwater Permit Appeal Filed Group Says ANR Permits Don’t Meet Federal Clean Water Act and Vermont Water Quality Standards   This week Energize Vermont joined concerned neighbors of the Lowell wind project […]

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