Valley Reporter: Planning commission works on Town Plan alternative energy siting

Mar 18, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Valley Reporter. The Waitsfield Planning Commission is working its way through draft language to update the Town Plan’s treatment of how alternative energy installations, including wind turbines, should be sited.

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Event: Windfall Film Screening

Jan 03, 2011 No Comments by

Great news! The excellent documentary Windfall is coming to Waitsfield, VT. The documentary tells the story of one small town in upstate New York and its struggle to decide whether or not to accept industrial wind turbine development amidst their homes. The Friends of Northfield Ridge worked to bring the film to Vermont. Their release […]

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Times Argus Letter: Truth about big wind

Nov 19, 2010 No Comments by

Letter reposted here from the Times Argus website. Truth about big wind Published: November 19, 2010 As an enviromental historian, I see a tragedy unfolding right here in Vermont. The Green Mountain State, which managed to dodge the bullets of the CCC roads along our ridgelines, mountaintop strip removal mining in West Virginia,

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WMRW: Politics & Science Interview With Peter Boynton

Nov 17, 2010 No Comments by

WMRW features a show called Politics & Science. On November 3rd, the show interviewed Peter Boynton of the Friends of Northfield Ridge on the topic of utility scale wind in Waitsfield. Below is the complete show. [audio:http://tranquil-dolls.flywheelsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/PampSPeterBoynton11.3.10_Final.mp3|titles=P&SPeterBoynton11.3.10_Final]

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Audio of Friends of Northfield Ridge Event – October 27th, 2010

Oct 29, 2010 No Comments by

The Friends of Northfield Ridge hosted a great event on Wednesday October 27th. The complete event was captured in audio format and you can play below or download. There is about two hours of presentation and about an hour of question and answer.

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Valley Reporter: Waitsfield PC discusses solar orchard

Oct 23, 2010 No Comments

Reposted here from the Valley Reporter. Members of the Waitsfield Planning Commission discussed the potential for a community member-owned solar orchard with Friends of the Northfield Ridge representative Peter Boynton at their October 14 meeting.

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Valley Reporter: Wind facilities are not a good option for Vermont

Oct 14, 2010 No Comments

Below is a commentary published in the Valley Reporter from Ben Luce in response to a recently published note from the wind industry.

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Friends of Northfield Ridge Presentation in Northfield, VT on October 27th

Oct 12, 2010 No Comments

The Northfield chapter of FNR will offer a repeat of the presentation By Dr. Luce and Annette Smith on Wednesday, October 27, from 5:30-9 pm, in the Northfield High School auditorium. For more information, contact Mel Adams at 802 485-8387. The Northfield High School Auditorium is located at 21 Vine Street, Northfield, VT.

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