VT Today: Wind project gets migratory bird permit

Aug 29, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from VT Today.   SHEFFIELD — The owner of a commercial wind project in Vermont has been issued a special permit for migratory bird monitoring.

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NECN.com: Wind farms fuel debate in Vermont

Apr 19, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted form NECN.com. (NECN: Jack Thurston, Sheffield, Vt.) – Few people get to enjoy the views of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom that Catherine Morrell and her colleagues do. They climb straight up nearly 300 feet, to see the world from the top of wind turbines.

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Seven Days: Blow Hard

Mar 15, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Seven Days.   The virtues or vices of wind power weren’t up for official debate at this year’s town meeting in the Northeast Kingdom town of Sheffield.

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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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WCAX.com: Sheffield wind project unveiled

Oct 27, 2011 No Comments

Reposted from WCAX.com.   Wind turbines have been in the works for the ridgeline in Sheffield for close to a decade and as of Wednesday they are officially online.

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Burlington Free Press: Wind project takes shape atop ridgeline in Sheffield

Jun 29, 2011 No Comments

Reposted here from Burlington Free Press. SHEFFIELD — Crews of men and machines prepared Tuesday to hoist three 150-foot blades to the top of T-5, a 240-foot metal tower stuck like a giant spike on an unnamed ridgeline deep in the Northeast Kingdom.

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