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GMP Makes Deadline For Lowell Project As Last Turbine Hooked Up
Wednesday, 11/21/12
By John Dillon
Green Mountain Power has commissioned the last of its 21 wind turbines in Lowell - well in time for the company to meet an end-of-the-year deadline for federal tax credits.
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Vt. Supreme Court Upholds Lowell Wind Permits
Friday, 10/19/12
The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected a series of appeals filed by opponents of a project to build a series of wind turbines on Lowell Mountain.
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Lowell Six Seek Acquittal
Thursday, 08/30/12
A lawyer for six protesters convicted of trespassing after they blocked a road leading to a Vermont wind power project has asked a judge to overturn the verdict.
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Voices In The Week's News: August 17, 2012
Friday, 08/17/12
These were some of the voices in the news this week.
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Jury Convicts Lowell Wind Protesters Of Trespassing Charges
Wednesday, 08/15/12
By Charlotte Albright
Six anti-wind protesters arrested last December on land claimed by Green Mountain Power to build wind turbines on Lowell Mountain were convicted Wednesday.
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Trial Begins For Protesters Arrested Near Lowell Wind Project
Wednesday, 08/15/12
By Charlotte Albright
Six anti-wind protesters went on trial in Newport on Wednesday. The so-called "Lowell six" are charged with criminal trespassing last December on land leased to Green Mountain Power for the construction of wind turbines on Lowell Mountain.
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Protesters Briefly Block Delivery Of Wind Project Components In Lowell
Monday, 07/16/12
A spokeswoman for a Vermont utility says traffic is flowing again on Route 100 after dozens of anti-wind protesters agreed to move out of the road where components were being delivered to the Lowell Mountain wind project.
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Cost Of Lowell Wind Project Expected To Rise
Tuesday, 05/15/12
By John Dillon
Green Mountain Power's Lowell wind project is facing a potential $11 million cost increase because of transmission upgrades requested by the operators of the New England electric grid.
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Lowell Leaders Defend Wind Project In Their Town
Thursday, 11/03/11
By John Dillon
Town officials in Lowell say opponents of a wind project there should give up and go home. Voters in Lowell supported the development by a strong majority at their 2010 Town Meeting. The 21 turbine project was approved by the Public Service Board and is under construction. But protests have continued on the Lowell ridgeline.
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Push For Wind Development Draws More Debate
Thursday, 10/27/11
By John Dillon
The Shumlin Administration says the state should consider lifting a moratorium on wind development on public land. The recommendation is contained in a draft state energy plan, and it's drawing fire from environmental groups.
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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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Large Wind Project Proposed For Lowell Stirs Strong Emotions
Friday, 11/06/09
By John Dillon
A proposal for a large-scale wind energy project is bringing out strong emotions in the Northeast Kingdom.
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Lowell Wind Proposal Faces Town Vote
Tuesday, 02/16/10
Residents of the northern Vermont town of Lowell will soon decide whether to endorse what would become the state's largest wind energy project to date.
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Candace Page On The Lowell Wind Vote
Monday, 02/22/10
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm gets an update on the upcoming vote for a wind project in Lowell from Burlington Free Press environmental reporter Candace Page.
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Lowell Gears Up For Vote On Wind Project
Saturday, 02/27/10
By Amy Kolb Noyes
The Northeast Kingdom town of Lowell is gearing up for a big Town Meeting vote on Tuesday.
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Lowell Vote For Wind, Ira Against It
Wednesday, 03/03/10
By Ross Sneyd
Two Vermont towns voted on wind projects on Town Meeting Day, and they ended up going separate ways.
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GMP Says Lowell Wind Project Will Move Forward
Wednesday, 03/03/10
By Mitch Wertlieb
Yesterday voters in Lowell approved a measure to support the development of the Kingdom Community Wind Project. And it was a wide margin 342 to 114.
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Approval Of Lowell Wind Project Provides Boost
Monday, 03/08/10
Wind energy proponents say the approval by voters in Lowell of Vermont's largest commercial wind project could provide a needed boost to a movement that has faltered.
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Lowell Signs Deal With Green Mountain Power
Thursday, 04/15/10
Vermont's second largest electric utility is going to pay the town of Lowell between $13 million and $15 million over the next 25 years in exchange for support of a wind-power project.
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Lowell Wind Power Project Moves Forward
Friday, 05/21/10
By Ross Sneyd
Green Mountain Power has filed for permission to build a new wind power project in the Northeast Kingdom. The wind farm in Lowell would generate enough electricity to power 20,000 homes and would be the largest generator owned by GMP.
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GMP Wants Speedy Review Of Lowell Wind Project
Thursday, 07/08/10
By John Dillon
Green Mountain Power wants to get a wind project built in the Northeast Kingdom by the end of 2012 - before federal tax credits expire. The Vermont Public Service Board formally opened consideration of the project this week. And GMP has proposed an aggressive schedule for the regulatory review.
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Regulators Hold Hearing On Lowell Wind Project
Thursday, 09/23/10
Vermont utility regulators are holding a public hearing on a planned wind farm in Lowell.
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Biologists Raise Questions About Lowell Wind Project
Thursday, 01/20/11
By John Dillon
State biologists have raised questions about how a wind energy development planned for the Lowell mountain range in the Northeast Kingdom might affect wildlife in the region.
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Public Service Board To Open Hearings On Lowell Wind Project
Tuesday, 02/01/11
By John Dillon
This week, the Public Service Board opens hearings on Vermont's largest wind development - a proposal for 21 wind turbines that would stand 440 feet tall on a ridgeline in Lowell. Developers hoped to avoid some of the controversy that other projects have faced by asking for, and winning, voters' support last Town Meeting Day. But it hasn't been that easy.
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Lowell Wind Project Still Faces Controversy
Thursday, 02/03/11
VPR's John Dillon talks with Jane Lindholm about the finances, science and cultural sensitivity of large-scale wind energy projects in Vermont.
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