VT Digger: Barber & Arborio: An appeal to the governor

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the VT Digger. Opinion. September 9, 2013. Editor’s note: This letter to Gov. Peter Shumlin was written by Cynthia E. Barber, executive coordinator of Newark Neighbors United, and Pamela Arborio, president of Brighton Ridge Protectors.

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: Wind towers are disappointment

Aug 14, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. By Sen. Joe Benning. August 14, 2013. An Open Letter to Gov. Peter Shumlin: It is with great sadness, but no real surprise, that I read today’s news reports indicating the Public Service Board has granted permission for Seneca Mountain Wind to install MET towers in Brighton, Newark and Ferdinand.

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: Turbines threaten Northeast Kingdom

Aug 13, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. By Pam Arborio. August 13, 2013. We received news yesterday that Eolian’s application for meteorological towers in Brighton, Newark and Ferdinand, all in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, had been approved by the Public Service Board.

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Rutland Herald: Shumlin sacrifices the little guy

Jun 11, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted From The Rutland Herald. June 8, 2013. The Therrien family of Sheffield would like to extend our sympathies to the Dodge family. Shumlin is good at sacrificing people — he sacrificed ours and other families when he green-lighted industrial wind turbines in Vermont.

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VT Digger: Opinion: The devastation of ridgeline turbine installations in New England

May 13, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VT Digger. By Walter Cudnohufsky. May 12, 2013. Editor’s note: This op-ed is by Walter Cudnohufsky, a landscape architect and land planner, and landscape artist. He has served on the Ashfield (Mass.) Planning Board and Wind Advisory Committee.

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Burlington Free Press: Opinion: My Turn: It’s really about money

May 13, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from Burlington Free Press. “It’s not easy being green.” Those immortal words spoken by Kermit the Frog keep running through my brain. Over the last few years the environmental concept of being green has been turned upside down here in Vermont.

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: From wind developer: disrespect, condescension

May 05, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from Rutland Herald. An open letter to Jamey French of Meadowsend Timberlands: In early April, you and other members of the owner/directorship of Meadowsend Timberlands met with leaders and residents of the town of Windham because you insisted that you had something to say that would be of benefit to our community.

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: Harnessing wind

Apr 25, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. The Legislature’s response to public concern about the proliferation of wind towers on Vermont’s mountaintops is lurching toward what may be a positive outcome.

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