Vermont’s Energy Scofflaws

Aug 18, 2015 No Comments by

Scofflaw (noun) A violator who mocks or ridicules the law. Anybody who has ever objected to a “renewable” energy project in Vermont knows that the deck is stacked in favor of energy developers—that just about any project that’s proposed, no matter how objectionable, will be approved by our Public Service Board. Yet, having the playing […]

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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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VPR: Springfield Approves Agreement With Biomass Plant Developers

Jun 19, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. June 18, 2013. The Town of Springfield has approved an agreement with the developers of a proposed wood-burning power plant in North Springfield.

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Rutland Herald: Potential biomass plant traffic alarms Chester Select Board

Mar 22, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. CHESTER — What was supposed to be an update on the North Springfield Sustainable Energy Project turned out to be a discussion between the Chester Select Board and the executive director of the Southern Windsor County Regional Planning and Development Commission over the potential impact it will have on the […]

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This Week: Wind Moratorium Introduced, Windham MET Towers, Action Opportunities & More…

Jan 05, 2013 No Comments by

On Thursday Senators Benning and Hartwell introduced legislation at a press conference that would place a moratorium on further utility-scale wind development in Vermont.

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Wind Moratorium Press Conference & Draft Bill

Jan 04, 2013 1 Comment

Yesterday Sen. Benning and Sen. Hartwell held a press conference introducing their bill that would provide a time-out on further utility-scale wind development in the state. Watch the video below to learn more about their intentions: Wind Moratorium PC Jan 3 2013 from VCE on Vimeo. You can also download a copy of the draft […]

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Press Release: Hundreds Rally to Say “Big Wind Brings Harm To Vermont”

Oct 12, 2012 No Comments

Protesters Award Gov. Shumlin, Others With Certificate Of Public Harm MONTPELIER, VT – Today over two hundred Vermonters came together at a rally in Montpelier to award Gov. Shumlin, his administration, the Public Service Board, and wind developers a ceremonial Certificate of Public Harm (CPH) to recognize their support for the destructive development of big […]

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Milton Independent: PSB to hear Georgia Wind violations

Oct 10, 2012 No Comments

Reposted from Milton Independent.   The Public Service Board will receive filings about Georgia Mountain Community Wind’s alleged blasting violations this month, according to a schedule agreed to both parties and accepted by the PSB on October 4.

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