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Rutland Herald: Hydro power may come to vets home, Pownal tannery site

Jun 17, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. June 16, 2013. BENNINGTON — As he moves closer to reviving hydroelectric power at the former Vermont Tissue Mill, the co-owner of Carbon Zero is looking at selling power to the Vermont Veterans Home and installing a potential second site at the former tannery in Pownal.

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This Week: S. 30 Becomes Law, New Hydro, More Solar Options, Opinions & More…

May 24, 2013 No Comments by

Great news! Senate 30 has been signed into law by Governor Shumlin. It is now officially known as Act 38. The law requires the energy committees from both the House and Senate to meet over the Summer to discuss how to follow up on recommendations from the Energy Siting Commission.

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VPR: North Bennington Entrepreneur Wins Hydro Permit

May 22, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. Wednesday May 22, 2013, A North Bennington entrepreneur has won state and federal permits to generate electricity at a 200 year old dam site on the Walloomsac River.

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Rutland Herald: Burr and Burton to get green power from Mount Equinox monks

Apr 30, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. MANCHESTER — During Earth Week, Burr and Burton Academy earned a “triple win” in their agreement to buy power from a hydroelectric generator operated by the Carthusian monks whose monastery is on Mount Equinox, according to Headmaster Mark Tashjian.

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Rutland Herald: Burr and Burton to get green power from Mount Equinox monks

Apr 28, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. MANCHESTER — During Earth Week, Burr and Burton Academy earned a “triple win” in their agreement to buy power from a hydroelectric generator operated by the Carthusian monks whose monastery is on Mount Equinox, according to Headmaster Mark Tashjian.

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VTDigger.org: Ewing: S.30 is a wise approach

Mar 25, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted here from VTDigger.org. Editor’s note: This op-ed is by John T. Ewing, a former chair of the Vermont Environmental Board. For many years developers have complained about Act 250 and its review of major projects – saying that it places an unreasonable burden, unnecessarily inviting citizen participation, and making it difficult to move their […]

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VTDigger.org: Smith: Respecting our communities and environment

Mar 25, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted here from VTDigger.org. Editor’s note: This op-ed is by Annette Smith, the executive director of Vermonters for a Clean Environment, based in Derby. The hue and cry over efforts to better regulate and evaluate renewable energy development in Vermont is revealing to many Vermonters a bully mentality previously seen only by those who live in […]

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VPR: Energy Bill Splits Environmentalists Over Role Of Act 250

Mar 20, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted here from VPR. A bill that would subject renewable energy projects to more regulation has bitterly divided environmentalists.

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