Burlington Free Press: GOP candidates Brock, Scott back wind-project moratorium

Oct 10, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Burlington Free Press.   Phil Scott was riding his bike in Craftsbury a few weeks ago when the new Lowell wind tower came into view. Their dominance on the horizon took him by surprise, he said.

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Rutland Herald: Pawlet pursues community-based solar

Oct 04, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   PAWLET — A 150-kilowatt solar initiative is taking shape north of town — one that its developer, Northeast Community Solar, hopes will be the first of several in the area.

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Burlington Free Press: Governor: Time for fresh look at how Vermont sites energy projects

Oct 04, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Burlington Free Press.   Vermont’s increasingly clamorous debate over the siting of renewable energy projects — particularly mountaintop wind turbines — took an unexpected turn Wednesday.

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Burlington Free Press: State advocate poised to support town in wind case

Oct 04, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Burlington Free Press.   The state Public Service Department is poised to oppose a developer’s first step toward constructing a wind energy project in the town of Newark after townspeople voted overwhelmingly against accepting turbines in their community.

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Burlington Free Press: Pros and cons of solar project

Oct 04, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Burlington Free Press.   Opponents to the Charlotte Solar Farm project and representatives for the project made oral arguments Wednesday to the Public Service Board.

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WCAX: Wind supporters, opponents square off in Brighton

Oct 04, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from WCAX.   BRIGHTON, Vt. – Supporters and opponents of a proposed commercial wind farm around Seneca Mountain in the Northeast Kingdom will square off at a public meeting Wednesday night in Brighton.

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VPR: In Newark, Industrial Wind Critics Welcome Shumlin’s Support

Oct 02, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR.   Critics of a proposed wind development there say they’re pleased that the Shumlin Administration has taken notice of their opposition.

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VPR: Wind Power Becomes Issue In Lt. Governor Race

Sep 23, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. [audio:http://tranquil-dolls.flywheelsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/SPot-0920-21k.mp3] The future of wind power in the state has become a key issue in the race for Lt. Governor.

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