Rutland Herald Editorial: An energy future

Jun 22, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Rutland Herald. Published: June 22, 2011   The idea of a self-sufficiently, locally based economy has wide appeal among Vermonters, some of whom came to a forum on energy in Rutland last week to urge greater reliance on locally produced energy.

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Bennington Banner: Beaver Wood withdraws Pownal application

Apr 22, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Bennington Banner.   KEITH WHITCOMB JR.   Thursday April 21, 2011 POWNAL — A proposal to build a 29.5-megawatt biomass and integrated wood pellet manufacturing facility has been dropped.

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Bennington Banner: Beaver Wood sees setback PSB: We have no jurisdiction over pellet manufacturing side

Apr 05, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Bennington Banner. KEITH WHITCOMB JR. Posted: 04/04/2011 10:59:16 PM EDT   Monday April 4, 2011 POWNAL — A company proposing two 29.5-megawatt biomass and wood pellet factories in Pownal and Fair Haven has been dealt another setback.

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Times Argus Editorial: Getting it right (and the need for an energy plan)

Apr 04, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Times Argus. Published: April 3, 2011   Opponents of the wind project proposed for the Lowell Mountain range vented their frustrations last week at a hearing on Vermont’s new energy plan.

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Bennington Banner: Beaver Wood Energy cites opposition as cause for delay

Mar 11, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Bennington Banner. POWNAL – Beaver Wood Energy, LLC, has announced that it will delay production on its proposed biomass power plant at the former Green Mountain Race Track for one year, while it will move forward with a sister project in Fair Haven.

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VPR: Pownal biomass project may be on hold

Mar 11, 2011 No Comments

Reposted here from VPR. [audio:http://tranquil-dolls.flywheelsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Spot-0310ape.mp3|titles=Spot-0310ape] (Host) A panel of experts met at Bennington College last night to consider how a 30 megawatt biomass plant might impact the region’s forests, air, water and communities.

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Bennington Banner: Pro-biomass group forming Business owners want ‘Citizens for a Prosperous Pownal’

Feb 23, 2011 No Comments

Reposted here from the Bennington Banner. KEITH WHITCOMB JR. Posted: 02/21/2011 11:17:58 PM EST Monday February 21, 2011 POWNAL — A few local business owners want to organize a pro-biomass group to counter detractors of a proposed 29.5-megawatt biomass and pellet manufacturing facility.

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Rutland Herald: Bennington College to host biomass panel on March 9

Feb 23, 2011 No Comments

Published: February 19, 2011 BENNINGTON — Bennington College will be hosting a panel discussion of environmental researchers and experts to discuss biomass-fueled energy production in Vermont. The event is set for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, in response to public concern about the proposed wood-fueled electric generation plant proposed by Beaver Wood Energy in […]

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