Monthly Archives: December 2015

Wind developers shut out concerned neighbors

Saint Albans Messenger; December 22, 2015 On Tuesday December 22nd [today] there will be a meeting held involving the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) and Swanton Wind at a State of Vermont facility involving state agency personnel. The meeting … Continue reading

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PSB Opens Investigation into Noise Levels At Sheffield Wind Site

Caledonian Record 12/16/2015 By Amy Ash Nixon Staff Writer The Vermont Public Service Board is investigating concerns over noise levels at the wind project in Sheffield. Sutton homeowner Paul Brouha filed the complaint that led to board’s investigation. A hearing … Continue reading

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This selectboard unanimously opposed to Swanton Wind

Saint Albans Messenger; December 15, 2015 Honorable Governor Shumlin: We are writing you this letter in regards to the proposed Rocky Ridge Wind project in the Town of Swanton. We, the Selectboard of Fairfield, after much time and consideration have … Continue reading

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Vehicle tires slashed on Rocky Ridge Road

Saint Albans Messenger; December 14, 2015 Damage put at $3,000 One of four vehicles that had its tires slashed Saturday in Swanton. Photo courtesy DOLORES NICHOLS SWANTON — Police are investigating the slashing of vehicle tires on Rocky Ridge Road … Continue reading

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A good night’s sleep….

Saint Albans Messenger; December 12, 2015 All I want for Christmas is a good night’s sleep. You can find me on Georgia Mountain in Vermont, 3800 feet from the Georgia Mountain Wind project. I’ve tried to be a good little … Continue reading

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Gov tells PSB to reject Swanton wind; let’s hope they listen

Saint Albans Messenger; December 12, 2015 After learning the facts about the impacts of industrial wind on their community, the voters A industrial wind on their community, the voters of Swanton turned out and voted a resounding 5 to 1 … Continue reading

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Swanton Wind wildlife impact filed with state

Saint Albans Messenger; December 11, 2015 Preliminary report part of permitting  SWANTON — Swanton Wind has filed reports showing what kind of wildlife inhabits the area around its proposed wind site on Rocky Ridge.  The Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) … Continue reading

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