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Grafton Group Pushes For Anti-Wind Amendment
Tuesday, 11/27/12
By Susan Keese
A group in Grafton is pushing for a town plan amendment that would ban large-scale wind projects and test towers within the town.
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Developer Says Wind Moratorium Would Stifle Investment
Friday, 11/23/12
By John Dillon
The developer of what could be Vermont's largest wind project says a proposed moratorium on ridgeline wind could dampen investment in renewable energy.
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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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Amid Statewide Debate, Newark Revises Plan To Block Industrial Wind
Thursday, 09/20/12
By Kirk Carapezza
The town of Newark has amended its town plan to make clear that it does not support industrial wind development.
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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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Gauging Wind's Place In Vermont
Wednesday, 06/06/12
By Jane Lindholm
In Vermont, more than a dozen industrial wind projects are operating, under construction or proposed. While surveys indicate that a majority of Vermonters support wind energy, projects across the state are meeting with vocal opposition. We look at the state's relationship to wind, and whether, and where, it fits in Vermont.
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Gauging Wind's Place In Vermont
Wednesday, 06/06/12
By Jane Lindholm
In Vermont, more than a dozen industrial wind projects are either operating, under construction or proposed. While surveys indicate that a majority of Vermonters support wind energy, projects across the state are meeting with vocal opposition. We look at the state's relationship to wind, and whether, and where, it fits in Vermont.
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Brock Takes Issue With Shumlin's Renewable Energy Policies
Friday, 06/01/12
By Bob Kinzel
The construction of large wind energy projects will be a key issue in this year's gubernatorial race. That's because Republican candidate Randy Brock supports a multi-year moratorium on the construction of any new projects.
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NRG Systems Announces 18 Layoffs
Thursday, 05/17/12
One of the stalwarts of Vermont's renewable energy industry is announcing a round of layoffs.
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Wind Project In Northwestern Vt. Gets New Investor
Friday, 05/11/12
By John Dillon
Construction has started on a 10-megawatt wind energy development in northwestern Vermont. The Georgia Mountain project, which will feature four wind towers over 400 feet high, has recently attracted a major new investor.
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Derby Line Wind Project Draws Opposition On Both Sides Of The Border
Wednesday, 05/09/12
By Jane Lindholm
Newport Daily Express reporter Laura Carpenter on a proposed wind project in Derby Line, and the opposition from the town and its neighbors in Stanstead, Quebec.
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Northeast Kingdom Town Questions Wind Project Proposal
Thursday, 04/12/12
By John Dillon
A wind energy project planned for the Northeast Kingdom is getting a frosty reception in the town of Newark. And members of the town planning commission say they're overwhelmed as they prepare to review what could be the state's largest wind development.
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New Vermont Energy Plan Stresses Renewables
Tuesday, 10/18/11
By Jane Lindholm
Vermont's draft Comprehensive Energy Plan sets a goal of 90 percent renewable energy sources by 2050.
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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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Milton Wind Project May Begin This Fall
Friday, 06/03/11
Construction could begin this fall on a four-turbine wind project on a ridgeline in Milton.
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Mission Of State Mapping Project Is Questioned
Tuesday, 05/17/11
By Bob Kinzel
The Agency of Natural Resources is developing an environmental map of the state that will identify those parts of the state that are suitable and not suitable for wind energy projects. But both supporters and opponents of wind energy think the plan has serious flaws.
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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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Some Subsidized Housing At Risk As Program Expires
Thursday, 02/03/11
By Jane Lindholm
A generation ago, a federal housing program was created that gave property owners financial incentives to rent their apartments to low-income tenants. The 30-year contracts in that program are ending, and that puts a question mark on the future of thousands of subsidized housing units across Vermont.
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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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Wind developer faces legal setback
Thursday, 10/08/09
By John Dillon
An environmental court judge has dealt a setback to a wind energy developer that wants to build a project in the Northeast Kingdom.
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