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Commentary: The Wrong Prescription for Net Metering

Aug 17, 2014 No Comments by

The Washington Electric Cooperative recently requested permission to impose fees on its net metering members in order to assure that the net metering program would be fair to all Co-op members.

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Commentary: Vermont’s Rumsfeld Strategy

Jul 01, 2014 No Comments by

In his 2004 book “Against All Enemies,” President George W. Bush’s counter-terrorism advisor Richard Clarke described a meeting with Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld that took place shortly after the 9/11 attacks. Rumsfeld complained that there were no decent targets for bombing in Afghanistan, so the United States should consider bombing Iraq, which, he said, […]

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Commentary: Vermont Blames the Victims

Jun 25, 2014 No Comments by

I attended the Public Service Board’s noise workshop in Morrisville a few weeks ago. The Board is trying to determine if the noise standards for energy projects are adequate. The purpose of the workshop was to hear from people who have been affected by energy projects. The Board heard from 44 people. Each talked about […]

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Press Release: Energize Vermont Responds to Vermont Supreme Court Decision on GMP’s Lowell Stormwater Permits

May 28, 2014 No Comments by

Decision Has Significant Impacts On Future of All Development in Vermont

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VPR: Vote Against Wind Project Raises Questions About Future Development

Jan 15, 2014 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Charlotte Albright. January 15, 2014. A vote against a wind energy project proposed for Seneca Mountain, near Island Pond, is raising questions about the developer’s next steps.

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VPR: Eden Residents Mixed On Wind Towers

Dec 05, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Amy Kolb Noyes. December 5, 2013. The results of a survey taken by the Town of Eden are in and if one conclusion can be drawn, it’s that residents have mixed feelings about a proposed wind project in town.

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The Manchester Journal: Wind Forum Explores Concerns

Nov 25, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from The Manchester Journal. By Brandon Canevari. November 25, 2013. TOWNSHEND – Tears welled up in Larry Lorusso’s eyes and his voice began to crack as he spoke about the environmental impacts the Hoosac wind project has had since it first went online last year.

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VPR: Wind Developer: No Buyer Yet For Deerfield Project

Nov 22, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Susan Keese. November 4, 2013. The developer of a major wind project in the Green Mountain National Forest has been unable to reach an agreement to sell the power it would produce.

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