VTDigger.org: Vermont Low Income Trust for Electricity chooses public members of VELCO board

Oct 26, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted here from VTDigger.org. The Vermont Low Income Trust for Electricity’s (VLITE) seven-member board announced today that it had chosen three individuals to sit on the Vermont Electric Power Co. (VELCO) board.

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Rutland Herald: Mountaintop protest calls for permitting changes

Aug 27, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   WELLS — The event hosted at Olga Julinska’s mountaintop home Saturday was more than just a protest of Vermont’s permitting system and corporate self-interest, it was a goodbye to a place she and her family have loved.

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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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Times Argus Opinion: Wind is politically perilous issue

Jun 19, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Times Argus.   Wind is politically perilous issue Controversy surrounds us. The towns of Pittsford, West Rutland, Hubbardton and Castleton are experiencing the proposed installation of unwanted wind turbines thrust upon them.

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Rutland Herald Opinion: Naive about wind project

Jun 15, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   Wednesday’s editorial was almost cute in its naivete. It said Reunion Power has a good case for building 20 490-foot-tall turbines along a six-mile stretch of ridgeline through four towns because there’s a road providing access to radio towers.

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Burlington Free Press Opinion: Ridgeline wind turbines: The bottom line

Jun 14, 2012 No Comments

Reposted from Burlington Free Press.   If we allow our ridgelines to be blasted and turned into industrial zones, fully nullifying Vermont’s principle asset – its beautiful landscape…

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Times Argus: The Good, The Need, and the Impacts

Jun 11, 2012 No Comments

Reposted from Times Argus.   Commentary by Dr. James Rademacher   Reunion Power (RP) has been to the towns of Castleton, Hubbardton, Pittsford and West Rutland to present its plan to install 16 to 20 industrial wind turbines on the Taconic Range from just south of Grandpa’s Knob extending north into Pittsford.

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Orleans County Record: VELCO Brings Some Answers to Newark Wind Concerns

Jun 08, 2012 No Comments

Reposted from Orleans County Record.   NEWARK — With an out-of-state renewable energy company looking to cut its teeth in Brighton, Ferdinand and Newark first by installing four meteorological or MET towers that are nearly 200 feet tall to collect data, and possibly later, to seek permission for a 35-turbine wind farm, residents here are […]

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