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Rutland Herald: Opinion: Shumlin hopes to spend resources

Feb 19, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. In addition to continuing shameless self-praise following Vermont’s community efforts after Irene, Peter Shumlin recently defined his budgetary plans to “help our fellow Vermonters get back on their feet.” In the governor’s own words: “To fix long-simmering problems, we must make sure we are spending our resources.”

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Times Argus: Opinion: Not the best approach

Feb 15, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Times Argus. As a supporter of Bernie Sanders I am floored by his lack of knowledge on the realities of ridgeline wind. In his recent interview on VPR’s “Vermont Edition,” Sanders states, “We have got to move as rapidly as we can to transform our energy system away from fossil fuel, into energy […]

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: Shumlin hopes to spend resources

Feb 15, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. In addition to continuing shameless self-praise following Vermont’s community efforts after Irene, Peter Shumlin recently defined his budgetary plans to “help our fellow Vermonters get back on their feet.” In the governor’s own words: “To fix long-simmering problems, we must make sure we are spending our resources.” 

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: Vermont’s flawed renewable energy policy

Feb 12, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. Recently Sen. Bernie Sanders dove headfirst into the controversy surrounding ridgeline wind development in Vermont by vehemently opposing the three-year ridgeline wind moratorium proposed by state Sens. Joe Benning and Bob Hartwell.

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VT Digger: Jones: Opinion: What happened to Bill McKibben?

Feb 09, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VT Digger. Editor’s note: This op-ed is by Suzanna Jones, an off-the-grid farmer living in Walden. She was among those arrested protesting the Lowell wind project in 2011. In his 2008 book “Deep Economy,” Bill McKibben concludes that economic growth is the source of the ecological crises we face today.

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Energize Vermont Releases Film on Vermont’s Energy Options

Dec 03, 2011 No Comments by

Energize Vermont has released a short feature from a work-in-progress documentary entitled, “Vermont’s Energy Options.”  The purpose of the documentary is to examine the different paths Vermont has to a renewable energy future and create a dialogue around their respective impacts and benefits.

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Draft Comprehensive Energy Plan – Public Feedback Requested

Sep 15, 2011 No Comments by

Download the State’s latest draft of the Comprehensive Energy Plan in ZIP format: Vol I Public Review Draft 2011 CEP (Overview) Vol 2 Public Review Draft 2011 CEP (Facts, Figures, Recommendations) Vol 2 Public Review Draft 2011 CEP appendixes (Additional data) Public input on the draft is requested at the following events: September 27th (7-9 p.m.) – Middlebury High […]

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Cost Comparison of Ridge Line Wind and Solar Power

May 23, 2011 No Comments by

Professor Ben Luce from Lyndon State College has prepared a two page document that demonstrates the cost of solar power and ridge line wind power will be comparable in a handful of years. You can see the analysis in PDF format.

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