The Commons Online: What has changed in a year?

Aug 01, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from The Commons Online. By Liisa Kissell. July 31, 2013 LAST WEEK, a handful of Grafton residents spoke with Governor Peter Shumlin, who had agreed to take ten minutes of his busy schedule to meet with us. He knew the topic: our concerns about a proposed industrial wind project in Grafton/Windham.

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This Week: Solarfest Recap, Net-Metering, Solar Explosion, Wind Noise & More…

Jul 26, 2013 No Comments by

Thank you to everyone that came out to Solarfest this year and visited us. We had a fantastic time. We spoke with over 150 Vermonters and visitors concerned about appropriate renewable energy development. The vast majority felt strongly we have to develop renewable energy in the most responsible ways possible.

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Press Release: Grafton Residents Meet Governor, Share Concerns about Industrial Wind Project

Jul 22, 2013 No Comments by

Appreciate Dialogue. But Still Frustrated. GRAFTON, VT—Six Grafton citizens, all long-time residents, and representing nearly 100 concerned Grafton residents and property owners,, met with Governor Shumlin in Grafton on Wednesday, July 17th, to outline their concerns about a possible industrial wind installation in Grafton/Windham. 

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Brattleboro Reformer: Windham ridgeline project should be rejected

May 20, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Brattleboro Reformer. Friday May 17, 2013 The current proposal to install approximately 40 wind turbines on the east ridge of the town of Windham is not only a violation of the democratically vetted and voted town plan, it also devastates the environment, undermines the economic security of our citizens, undercuts the increasing use of […]

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This Week: Town Meeting Results, Wind and Biomass Opinions, S. 30 Action & More…

Mar 08, 2013 No Comments by

Several Vermont towns addressed renewable energy projects this week during Town Meeting Day. The Burlington Free Press reported that Newark, Lowell, and Grafton all had wind related issues on the agenda. 

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This Week: Wind Moratorium Introduced, Windham MET Towers, Action Opportunities & More…

Jan 05, 2013 No Comments

On Thursday Senators Benning and Hartwell introduced legislation at a press conference that would place a moratorium on further utility-scale wind development in Vermont.

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Brattleboro Reformer Opinion: Response to Windham Wind Editorial

Nov 16, 2012 No Comments

Reposted here from the Brattleboro Reformer. Editor of the Reformer: In reply to your editorial of Oct. 18: It would seem, from your editorial stance on the town of Windham’s opposition to wind farms, that town plans are to be honored unless large corporations take exception to them. Either our votes count for something all the […]

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Brattleboro Reformer: Grafton group planning petition

Nov 14, 2012 No Comments

Reposted here form the Brattleboro Reformer. By DOMENIC POLI / Reformer Staff Posted: 11/14/2012 03:00:00 AM EST Wednesday November 14, 2012 GRAFTON — A group of citizens looking to amend language in the town plan regarding test towers and wind turbines addressed the town’s planning commission Monday with the intent of drafting a petition toward […]

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