Barton Chronicle: Hydro Projects, Letter to the Editor, Essex County Wind, Derby Wind

May 31, 2012 No Comments by

This week’s Barton Chronicle included coverage of current hydro projects, Essex County wind, Derby wind, and a relevant letter to the editor.  Download the chronicle in PDF format.    

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Associated Press: Vermont wind developer withdraws proposal

May 29, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Associated Press.   DERBY, Vt. – A developer has withdrawn his proposal to build two industrial-size wind turbines on northern Vermont dairy farms near the Canadian border.

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Burlington Free Press Opinion: My Turn: Time to reset tensions over renewable energy

May 29, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Burlington Free Press.   Whether we want to admit it or not, renewable energy in Vermont has a predicament.

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Orleans County Record: Encore Pulls Plug On 2-Turbine Project

May 29, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Orleans County Record.   DERBY — The Derby Line Wind Project is dead, for now.

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VTDigger: A dozen industrial wind farms under way in Vermont despite intense local opposition

May 25, 2012 1 Comment by

Reposted from VTDigger.   Peering through the trees in Steve Therrien’s driveway, the white flash of a wind turbine blade whisks through the air. From this vantage the nearby towers are barely visible through the forest.

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Newport Daily Express: Another petition circulating to stop Derby Line Wind Project

May 21, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Newport Daily Express.   DERBY LINE – An online petition is circulating geared to show the scale of opposition to the Derby Line Wind project. More than three hundred people have already signed the petition, according to the site change.org.

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This Week: Derby Debate, Rutland Solar, Goddard Biomass & More…

May 18, 2012 No Comments by

The proposed wind turbines in Derby are still causing substantial debate. On Tuesday night the town’s select board officially voted against supporting the project, and VPR and others reported on the squabble around the project.

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NPR: Canadians Squall About Vermont Wind Energy Project

May 18, 2012 1 Comment by

Reposted from NPR.   STANSTEAD, Quebec (AP) — The winds blowing through Canada’s broad St. Lawrence Valley and across Vermont’s hilltops are stirring up an international tempest over which country’s laws should govern how those breezes are harnessed for electricity.

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