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Lowell Protesters Appear In Court
Wednesday, 08/15/12
Six people accused of blocking a construction road leading to a wind power project at the top of Lowell Mountain are expected in court today.
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Vt. Police Arrest 6 Blocking Wind Construction In Lowell
Monday, 08/06/12
Vermont police say six protesters have been arrested at the site of the Lowell mountain wind-power project.
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Utility CEO Discusses Merger, Wind Power
Tuesday, 02/21/12
By Jane Lindholm
Green Mountain Power is at the center several energy stories right now, and on Tuesday's program we discuss them with the company's CEO Mary Powell.
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Board Says Lowell Land Deal Details Can Remain Secret
Thursday, 01/05/12
Vermont utility regulators say the financial details of deals that Green Mountain Power made with landowners as part of its Lowell wind project can remain confidential.
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Analysis: Lowell Wind Project
Friday, 10/21/11
By Bob Kinzel
Reporter John Dillon provides analysis on the status of the Lowell Mountain wind project.
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Judge Reaffirms Restraining Order In Lowell Mountain Case
Friday, 10/21/11
By John Dillon
Protesters challenging construction of a wind project in the Northeast Kingdom town of Lowell must stay 1,000 feet away from a blasting zone or risk being found in contempt of court.
Vermont Edition
House Speaker Shap Smith
Friday, 10/21/11
By Bob Kinzel
House Speaker Shap Smith discusses cleanup costs from Irene, VPR's John Dillon provides analysis on the Lowell Wind Project and we listen back to the voices in the news this week.
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GMP Wins Court Order In Wind Battle
Friday, 10/14/11
By John Dillon
A court order requires opponents of Green Mountain Power's Lowell Mountain wind project to stay away from its construction zone during blasting periods. The legal action is the latest development in a showdown between GMP and a group of protesters.
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Some Work Continues On Lowell Wind Project
Monday, 10/10/11
Construction of a road that is being built to carry equipment up the mountain has stopped for the time being. But work continues on parts of the wind project devoted to handling storm water.
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State OKs Environmental Permits To Lowell Wind Project
Friday, 08/19/11
Environmental officials in Vermont say they've signed off on five environmental permits for the Kingdom Community Wind project in Lowell.
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Regulators Won't Approve GMP Permits Before August
Tuesday, 07/26/11
By John Dillon
State officials say Green Mountain Power will not get the environmental permits it needs to start work August 1st on its Lowell Mountain wind project because their permit review cannot be rushed by the utility company's construction deadline.
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VEC Members Go To The Polls For Transmission Line Vote
Tuesday, 07/26/11
In Johnson, members of the Vermont Electric Cooperative can vote Tuesday on a controversial transmission line proposal.
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Work Suspended On Lowell Wind Project
Friday, 07/22/11
By John Dillon
Green Mountain Power says work started on its Lowell Mountain wind project without state permission. The work included filling in a wetland that was supposed to be protected to lessen the impact of the ridgeline development. The Agency of Natural Resources is now investigating.
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Board Delays Conservation Easements For Wind Project
Friday, 07/15/11
By John Dillon
Green Mountain Power will be allowed to start construction in August on Lowell Mountain without first having conservation easements in place to protect wildlife habitat.
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Landowners Concerned About Power Lines Near Wind Project
Thursday, 04/14/11
By John Dillon
A proposal for 20 turbines on Lowell Mountain has stirred controversy in the Northeast Kingdom. But there's another piece of the project that hasn't received as much attention. Utilities want to build a new, 15-mile power line to get the wind power out to the grid. The line would cross many pieces of private property. And some landowners don't like it.
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Opponents Of Lowell Wind Project Headed To Statehouse
Thursday, 02/24/11
Opponents of a plan to build a wind farm atop a Vermont mountain ridge are taking their message to the Statehouse.
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Proposed Lowell Wind Project Sparks Debate
Friday, 02/18/11
By Bob Kinzel
Former Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Steve Wright and Robert Dostis of Green Mountain Power offer differing points of view on the need for the industrial wind project in Lowell.
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A Closer Look At The Lowell Wind Project
Friday, 02/18/11
By Bob Kinzel
We hear both sides of the debate on the Lowell wind project, which, if approved, would become the state's largest. Plus, we listen back to the voices in the news this week.
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Lowell Mountain Would Become State's Largest Wind Energy Development
Thursday, 02/03/11
By John Dillon
The Public Service Board has opened hearings on Green Mountain Power's plans to harness the wind that blows over a mountain ridge in the Northeast Kingdom.
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How Well Do Business Incentives Work?
Monday, 02/22/10
By Jane Lindholm
We look at the effectiveness of Vermont's government incentives program, used to attract and keep jobs in the state.  Also, an update on the Lowell Wind Project, and we open our mailbag.
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Green Mountain Power seeking data for Lowell plan
Tuesday, 08/11/09
Green Mountain Power is asking the Vermont Public Service Board for permission to measure wind in the Lowell Mountain range.
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