Massachusetts / New Hampshire / Vermont

Concerns raised, discussed at Townshend wind forum

<http://www.reformer.com/ci_24596130&gt; Concerns raised, discussed at Townshend wind forum By BRANDON CANEVARI / Manchester Journal 11/25/2013 TOWNSHEND — Tears welled up in Larry Lorusso’s eyes and his voice began to crack as he spoke about the environmental impacts the Hoosac wind project has had since it first went online last year.”My mountain was out back,” he … Continue reading

Vermont

Wind Developer: No Buyer Yet For Deerfield Project

http://digital.vpr.net/post/wind-developer-no-buyer-yet-deerfield-project Vpr News 5:45 PM MON NOVEMBER 4, 2013 Wind Developer: No Buyer Yet For Deerfield Project By SUSAN KEESE Listen 2:35 The developer of a major wind project in the Green Mountain National Forest has been unable to reach an agreement to sell the power it would produce. The project’s state permit is contingent on a long term … Continue reading

Vermont

Limit on public comments draws criticism in Grafton

<http://www.reformer.com/localnews/ci_23506248/limit-public-comments-draws-criticism-grafton&gt; By DOMENIC POLI / Reformer Staff Friday June 21, 2013 GRAFTON — Monday’s Selectboard meeting got somewhat testy when its members considered restricting the time allotted for public comments. Selectboard Chairman Al Sands said current and former colleagues have told him the period of time for public comment has recently not been used as intended. … Continue reading

Vermont

No Windham wind decision this year

http://www.reformer.com/localnews/ci_23497898/no-windham-wind-decision-this-year By MIKE FAHER / Reformer Staff Thursday June 20, 2013WINDHAM — An international wind-power developer won’t decide this year whether a ridgeline in Windham and Grafton is suitable for commercial turbines. A representative of Iberdrola Renewables, which has erected testing towers in the two towns, said it will be 2014 — at the earliest — … Continue reading

Vermont

Deerfield SIR: USFS Still Minimizing Project’s Effects

VERMONTERS FOR A CLEAN ENVIRONMENT 789 Baker Brook Road                 Danby, Vermont  05739 vce@vce.org                                802-446-2094 Press Release                                                                                                  June 18, 2013 Contact: Annette Smith, VCE Exec. Dir.                                                        802-446-2094 Deerfield SIR: USFS Still Minimizing Project’s Effects Forest Service analysis of larger turbine uses old data, biased work On Friday of last week, VCE filed comments on the … Continue reading