Brattleboro Reformer: Opinion: Letter Box

Apr 17, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Battleboro Reformer. Editor of the Reformer: Charlene Ellis and Fred Taylor write in “Beware of ‘wind warriors’” (April 6, Letter Box) that: “Only with a concerned effort by all of us to formulate renewable energy policies based on science, rather than propaganda, will be able to protect the Vermont landscape we cherish.” Yet […]

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: The making of a NIMBY

Apr 02, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted  from Rutland Herald. There have been several letters to the editor in which allegations of NIMBYism are leveled at the people of Windham. What does it take to make a NIMBY out of someone who is deeply concerned about greenhouse gases and climate change and is a fervent believer in the idea of community […]

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: Biomass not a climate answer

Mar 27, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. An open letter to the officers and directors of the power distribution companies of Vermont and neighboring states:

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: Slow it down on energy

Mar 27, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. The hue and cry over efforts to better regulate and evaluate renewable energy development in Vermont is revealing to many Vermonters a bully mentality previously seen only by those who live in areas where development has been occurring. 

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Burlington Free Press: Opinion: My Turn: What do wind turbines accomplish?

Mar 14, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Burlington Free Press. In reviewing many of the recent posts on wind farm issues, it strikes me that the public has not been provided enough factual data to truly analyze the pros and cons to arrive at a rational final determination. The pro-wind side professes that “we need to destroy our environment, to […]

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: Wood biomass power is just too expensive

Mar 14, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. It should come as no surprise that the North Springfield Energy Project, a project to build an industrial biomass plant in Springfield, still lacks a power contract.

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Burlington Free Press: Opinion: My Turns On Wind 3-13-13

Mar 14, 2013 No Comments by

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: Win-win options on climate change

Mar 06, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. Bernie Sanders was questioned recently on VPR regarding his campaign to help lower gas prices in Vermont and whether that was in conflict with his stance on global warming and if it might serve to encourage more fossil fuel use. He stated that “we can’t penalize poor and middle-class people for […]

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