Monthly Archives: September 2015

Boards oppose wind project

Saint Albans Messenger – September 29, 2015 Officials write to PSB, cite prior violations By MATTHEW PREEDOM Messenger Correspondent SWANTON – The Town of Swanton has announced its opposition to Swanton Wind, LLC’s proposed wind turbine project to be sited … Continue reading

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PSB and GMP create turbulence for Swanton Wind

Saint Albans Messenger – September 29, 2015 Green Mountain Power on Friday supported the Department of Public Service’s position that the Swanton Wind project’s petition for a power purchase agreement be dismissed. Shrouded in legalese is the unmistakable message that … Continue reading

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Coming soon to a ridgeline near you – unless you speak up

Saint Albans Messenger – September 29, 2015 That’s right, unless we the residents of Swanton, St. Albans and Fairfield get more involved and make our voices heard, we’ll soon be stuck with seven four hundred ninety nine feet tall industrial … Continue reading

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What would you think of wind power if it were your home?

Saint Albans Messenger; Monday, September 28, 2015 Once again we have those with a financial interest in industrial wind projects pontificating on all the supposed benefits of such an ecological and scenic blight on the rural landscape of the state. … Continue reading

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Wind project imperils pond

Rutland Herald September 27,2015 My husband Bruce and I have lived on Fairfield Pond in Fairfield for 16 years. We’ve run the Fairfield Pond Recreation Association for 14 of those years. Water quality issues have been at the forefront of … Continue reading

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Watch the process on Swanton Wind; next it could be you

Saint Albans Messenger; September 26/27, 2015 The proposed 7 industrial wind turbine project in Swanton Vt. is raising some old state government local government issues. Let me explain by reviewing the Dillon Rule and Home Rule and how they are … Continue reading

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The unanswered questions raised by Swanton Wind

Our community has taken a great interest in the proposed Swanton Industrial Wind Project. The best way to insure a good project is to ask good questions. We need to focus on the facts and what the real benefits and … Continue reading

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