Bennington Banner: Beaver Wood defends permit Attorney: No need for Act 250; Act 248 covers everything we need

Feb 17, 2011 No Comments by

KEITH WHITCOMB JR. Posted: 02/15/2011 10:57:51 PM EST Tuesday February 15, 2011 POWNAL — Attorneys for a Maine developer seeking to build a biomass plant and integrated wood pellet manufacturing facility at the former Green Mountain Race Track filed statements late Monday in response to comments calling for the project to go through two sets […]

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Bennington Banner: Vt biomass plant agrees to more well tests

Feb 17, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from NECN. Tuesday February 15, 2011 POWNAL — Beaver Wood Energy, LLC, has agreed to go along with suggestions from the public regarding testing of an underground well the company wishes to use as asecondary cooling source for a proposed biomass plant.

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Bennington Banner: Speaker: Numbers aren’t there for more biomass

Feb 14, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from Bennington Banner. WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The numbers need to be right before more wood-burning biomass power plants are built anywhere, environmental expert William Moomaw told a packed house at Williams College’s Paresky Student Center on Thursday.

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Bennington Banner: Biomass plans define Pownal election foes

Feb 14, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Bennington Banner. POWNAL — While they wish it were otherwise, two incumbents running for a three-year seat on the Select Board may be elected based on the public’s perception of their views on a proposed biomass plant.

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Bennington Banner: Agencies say Act 250 needed for Pownal Biomass

Feb 10, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Bennington Banner. KEITH WHITCOMB JR. Posted: 02/09/2011 10:56:28 PM EST Wednesday February 9, 2011 POWNAL — Two state agencies have filed opposition to a Maine developer’s permit application for two biomass and wood pellet facilities, saying they should also go through Act 250 permitting.

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North Adams Transcript: Beaver Wood Energy’s permit request drawing objections

Feb 09, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the North Adams Transcript. By Meghan Foley Wednesday February 9, 2011 North Adams Transcript WILLIAMSTOWN — Beaver Wood Energy’s request to have one review of its proposal to build a biomass power plant and wood-pellet manufacturing facility in Pownal, Vt., has met hefty opposition.

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VTDigger: Biomass proposals mired in motions and controversy

Feb 04, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from VTDigger. Editor’s note: Susan Bush is a freelance reporter from Pownal, Vt. The Vermont Public Services Board will hear testimony about two proposed Beaver Wood LLC biomass/wood pellet production mills in the next 10 days. The board will decide whether to grant Beaver Wood certificates of public good.

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VPR: MA Town Will Weigh In On Vermont Biomass Plant

Jan 24, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from VPR. Susan Keese – Manchester, Vt. (Host) Massachusetts will be allowed to play a role in the Vermont Public Service Board’s review of a proposed 30 megawatt biomass power plant in Pownal.

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