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 […]
This past week the Department of Public Service released an overview of the results of their independent noise monitoring of the Sheffield wind project. The report was conducted over 3 days at a cost of $19,000.
Utility-scale wind continues to make news in the NEK as utility operators grapple with its implications. Last week, Vermont Electric Cooperative head David Hallquist said his utility would oppose further wind projects in the NEK because grid constraints are forcing operators to curtail operations at the Lowell and Sheffield wind projects. He said his position was because, “The more […]
***EVENT NOTICES***On Sunday morning the Lowell Mountain Occupiers are inviting Vermonters to come hike the mountain and see the Lowell wind project first hand. Hiking starts at 10AM and is highly suggested for anyone that hasn’t yet made the trip to see the project. Directions and details are available on the Lowell Mountain Occupiers blog.
Reposted from Burlington Free Press. Could a recent conversation with a friend have revealed a possible solution to the deep concerns about industrial wind turbines on 200 miles of mountain ridgelines?