Burlington Free Press: Lowell wind project receives key permits

Aug 22, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from Burlington Free Press. State environmental officials Friday granted five key environmental permits to a Lowell wind project that now awaits final go-ahead from the state Public Service Board.

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Seven Days: Fair Game: The Transparency Tally

Aug 17, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Seven Days Column Fair Game by Shay Totten. By Shay Totten [08.17.11] When Gov. Peter Shumlin signed into law changes to Vermont’s public-records law — making it easier for citizens to see the inner workings of state government — he said his administration’s role was to “take care of Vermonters, not […]

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VPR: Regulators Won’t Approve GMP Permits Before August

Jul 27, 2011 No Comments by

[audio:http://tranquil-dolls.flywheelsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/SPOT-0726-27D.mp3|titles=SPOT-0726-27D] (Host) Green Mountain Power will not get the environmental permits it needs to start work August 1st on its Lowell Mountain wind project.

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Press Release: ANR’s Draft Certification for GMP’s Wind Project Allows Lowell Mountains’ Water Quality to be Degraded

Jul 22, 2011 No Comments by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2011 Contact: Lukas B. Snelling (802) 778-0660 Email: luke@energizevermont.org Download as PDF. ANR’s Draft Certification for GMP’s Wind Project Allows Lowell Mountains’ Water Quality to be Degraded Public Comments Question Project’s Ability to Meet Clean Water Act and Vermont Water Quality Standards   This week comments were filed with the […]

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GMP/Lowell Wind Project Draft 401 Stormwater Permit from ANR

Jun 29, 2011 No Comments by

Download the current draft of the Agency of Natural Resources 401 water quality certification for the Lowell wind project in Word format.

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VPR: ANR Extends Deadline For Wind Project Land Deals

Jun 28, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from VPR. Tuesday, 06/28/11 7:34am John Dillon – Montpelier, VT (Host) The state Agency of Natural Resources has sided with the developers of a Northeast Kingdom wind project in their request for more time to protect wildlife areas.

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Opinion: The Hypocrisy of the ANR

Apr 08, 2011 No Comments by

Below is an opinion piece by Cynthia Barber, who is a resident of Newark, VT. Deb Markowitz, head of the ANR, talks out of both sides of her mouth. First, although her staff identified numerous “undue and adverse effects” that would result from the proposed industrial wind installation on Lowell Mountain, her agency supports its […]

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Green Mountain Power & ANR Agreement in Lowell Mountain PSB Case

Feb 23, 2011 No Comments by

Green Mountain Power and the Agency of Natural Resources have submitted a stipulation to the Board in the Public Service Board hearings on the Lowell Mountain Case. The stipulation is an agreement between the two parties that covers a mitigation plan and some decommissioning points. For details review the two documents below:

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