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Energize Vermont Appeals Lowell Stormwater Permits to Vermont Supreme Court

Oct 30, 2013 No Comments by

Energize Vermont Appeals Lowell Stormwater Permits to Vermont Supreme Court Decision Has Significant Impacts On Future of All Development in Vermont FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Download as PDF) October 30, 2013 Contact: Lukas B. Snelling (802) 778-0660 Email: luke@energizevermont.org RUTLAND, VT – Non-profit energy advocacy group Energize Vermont, along with neighbors of the Lowell wind project, announced […]

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Burlington Free Press: Town listers become next arbiter in Vermont’s debate over wind

Oct 28, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Burlington Free Press. By Terri Hallenbeck. October 27, 2013. GEORGIA — For the first nine months that the Georgia Mountain wind turbines whirred from the mountaintop across the road from their home, Melodie and Scott McLane could find few people to acknowledge that the sound was bothersome.

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WCAX: Vermont wind farm blows down home values

Oct 16, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from WCAX. By Alexei Rubenstein. October 15, 2013. GEORGIA, Vt. – Scott and Melodie McLane own 15 acres on the north side of Georgia Mountain. “It’s just the perfect place,” Scott said. Up until last year, they thought of it as their little piece of paradise.

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VPR: Eden Gauges Residents’ Opinion On Wind Towers

Oct 08, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Amy Kolb Noyes. October 8, 2013. Taxpayers in Eden are getting a little something extra along with their property tax bills this month. The tax bill envelopes also include a two-page wind tower survey.

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Burlington Free Press: Vermont lawmakers voice concerns on energy siting

Sep 26, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Burlington Free Press. By Dave Gram. September 25, 2013. MONTPELIER

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VT Digger: Independent Advocate Idea Takes Center Stage At Energy Hearing

Sep 26, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the VT Digger. By Andrew Stein. September 25, 2013. Bennington Sen. Bob Hartwell is proposing the creation of an advocate’s office — independent from the governor — that would represent members of the public in energy permitting proceedings.

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Rutland Herald: Energy siting report draws some criticism

Sep 26, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. By Neal P. Goswami. September 26, 2013. MONTPELIER — A report by a special commission charged with reviewing the process of siting energy projects in Vermont, including wind, was received with skepticism Wednesday by some lawmakers.

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VPR: Grid Constraints May Hamper NEK Wind Proposal

Sep 23, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By John Dillon. August 20, 2013. A Connecticut company wants to develop a new wind project on a Northeast Kingdom ridgeline just south of an existing wind development.

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