WCAX: Anti-wind tower residents want Vt. gov’s help

Sep 23, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from WCAX. September 9, 2013. NEWARK, Vt. (AP) – Residents in the Vermont town of Newark are asking Gov. Peter Shumlin to appeal a state ruling that would allow a developer to erect test towers to monitor wind speeds in the area.

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Rutland Herald: Energy siting commission review continues

Sep 19, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. Staff Report. September 18, 2013. MONTPELIER — Suggestions for a new process for how to permit and site wind turbines and other electrical generation projects will be the topic when the House and Senate committees on natural resources and energy hold a joint hearing in Montpelier on Sept. 25. 

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VPR: Shumlin Explores More Power From Hydro Quebec

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Bob Kinzel. September 9, 2013. Governor Peter Shumlin says it might be possible to funnel the power through Vermont without building large new transmission lines.

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Rademacher: Insulation wins, hands down, over wind

Jan 25, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from: VTDigger. Editor’s note: This op-ed is by Jim Rademacher of Pittsford. The Vermont Thermal Energy Efficiency Task Force has issued its report indicating that the expenditures of $275 million over seven years to insulate 80,000 homes would save Vermont $2 billion in home heating oil over that time. It would also reduce CO2 […]

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Burlington Free Press: Wind-energy panel examines other states’ procedures

Nov 15, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from The Burlington Free Press. MONTPELIER — The governor’s blue-ribbon panel on siting energy projects got a first glimpse Wednesday of how Vermont’s debate regarding wind energy is mirrored in other New England states.

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This Week: Lowell Noise, Banner Protests, Events, Opinions & More…

Nov 09, 2012 No Comments

This week thirty-two neighbors of the Lowell wind project reported being impacted by “horrendous”  and “unbearable” noise while 15 of the 21 turbines were operating. Some described the noise “like a jet engine that never took off” and others reported being awoken from their beds in the middle of the night.

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The Manchester Journal: Masquerade

Oct 25, 2012 No Comments

Reposted from The Manchester Journal. Over 200 people descended on Montpelier on October 12th to protest industrial-scale wind turbines on Vermont’s ridgelines by awarding Governor Shumlin, the Public Service Board, and the Department of Public Service a “Certificate of Public Harm.”

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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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