Rutland Herald: Wind developer updates RRPC

Apr 20, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   The developers of a proposed wind farm on Grandpa’s Knob hope to file a certificate of public good application with the Vermont Public Service Board later this year.

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Rutland Herald: Wind developer updates RRPC

Apr 19, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   The developers of a proposed wind farm on Grandpa’s Knob hope to file a certificate of public good application with the Vermont Public Service Board later this year.

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Orleans County Record: Sheffield Wind Farm Opponents Critical Of ANR, First Wind Reports On Stream Impacts

Mar 01, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Orleans County Record.   SHEFFIELD — Opponents of the 16-turbine industrial scale wind farm which opened here in October are critical of First Wind, the wind farm owner, and its take on a recent report on stream quality since the wind farm opened, which was made public last week by the Vermont Agency […]

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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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Rutland Herald Opinion: Good Idea, Wrong Place

Feb 05, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   In his State of the Union address, President Obama called for more investment in renewable energy, including wind energy that is emerging as a relatively new component of Vermont’s electricity sector.

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Burlington Free Press: Vermont wary of Rutland County wind project

Jan 03, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Burlington Free Press.   COLCHESTER — The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is wary of plans for a large wind power project that would be based around Grandpa’s Knob in Castleton, the site of the nation’s first large scale wind-power project .

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Rutland Herald: Natural resources concerned about wind project

Jan 03, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   The state Agency of Natural Resources is concerned that a proposed wind farm on Grandpa’s Knob could have negative environmental impacts.

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VPR: State Signals Rutland County Wind Project May Be Unacceptable

Jan 03, 2012 1 Comment by

Reposted from VPR. [audio:http://tranquil-dolls.flywheelsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/SPOT-0102APD.mp3|titles=SPOT-0102APD] (Host) The state Agency of Natural Resources is concerned that a large wind power project planned for Rutland County could have unacceptable environmental impacts.

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