This Week: Lowell Arrests, Solar Spreads, Sheffield Wind Noise, & More…

Aug 10, 2012 No Comments by

This week got off to a newsworthy start when a group of 50 activists from the Mountain Occupiers blocked construction vehicles at the Lowell wind project. The activists stood on land that is currently the subject of an ownership dispute between GMP and the neighbors. The activists stayed on the site for five hours, waiting […]

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Rutland Herald Opinion: Wind currents

Jul 15, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   The wind is shifting. The prevailing winds on wind power have never blown powerfully in one direction, but popular acceptance has allowed a few projects to go forward in recent years.

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The Commons: Commercial wind energy project proposed

Jul 12, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from The Commons. An American subsidiary of a global energy firm and a New Hampshire-based timber company are teaming up on a proposal to install a commercial wind energy project on 5,000 acres of woodland that straddle Grafton, Townshend, and Windham near Route 121.

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Burlington Free Press: Planning group in Northeast Kingdom votes for wind moratorium

Jun 29, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Burlington Free Press.   The regional planning board in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom has voted overwhelmingly for a three-year moratorium on wind energy development in the three-county area.

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VTDigger Opinion: “Global Wind Day” – Just another day that Vermonters opposed ridgeline wind

Jun 19, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from VTDigger.   Editor’s note: This op-ed is by Annette Smith, executive director of Vermonters for a Clean Environment.

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VPR: Kingdom Communities Debate Wind Projects

Jun 08, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR.   [audio:http://tranquil-dolls.flywheelsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Spot-0608apd.mp3] Large wind energy projects are bringing needed revenue to the Northeast Kingdom but they’re also dividing communities.

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Burlington Free Press: In Vermont wind debate, the breeze stiffens

Jun 08, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Burlington Free Press.   NEWARK — Word first came to this North­east Kingdom hill town on March 7. The eyes of a New Hampshire wind energy company had alighted on the Hawk Rock ridgeline.

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Burlington Free Press: Path for turbine wind projects not getting any easier in Vermont

Jun 07, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Burlington Free Press.   NEWARK — Word first came to this North­east Kingdom hill town on March 7. The eyes of a New Hampshire wind energy company had alighted on the Hawk Rock ridgeline.

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