Monthly Archives: November 2016

St. Albans Town joins wind project opposition

Saint Albans Messenger; November 28, 2016 Selectboard allocates $10K to fight turbines By ELAINE EZERINS Messenger Staff Writer ST. ALBANS — The town selectboard voted to join Swanton and Fairfield in opposing the Swanton Wind project at the Public Service … Continue reading

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What a good neighbor would do that Blittersdorf didn’t

Saint Albans Messenger; November 26, 2016 This last Halloween David Blittersdorf provided Georgia Mountain neighbors with several weeks’ worth of eerie screaming. The screaming has been attributed to a damaged blade on one of his turbines by various noise experts … Continue reading

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Swanton Wind permit to take nine months

Saint Albans Messenger; November 19, 2016 Process to get underway in January By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer MONTPELIER — The Public Service Board (PSB) has scheduled its regulatory process regarding Swanton Wind. The process will begin the first week … Continue reading

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Why won’t Swanton Wind listen to Swanton’s voters?

Saint Albans Messenger; November 17, 2016 Iberdrola listened to Vermont towns, why won’t Swanton Wind? On November 8TH the towns of Windham and Grafton not only voted for president and governor, but they voted to reject a proposal to build … Continue reading

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Fairfield joins Swanton to oppose wind project

Saint Albans Messenger; November 16, 2016 Hearings to be held on town energy plan By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer SWANTON — The Town Selectboard set two public hearings to discuss the adoption of new energy-related language for the municipal … Continue reading

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In Vermont, wind energy takes 3 hits in 1 week

Saint Albans Messenger; November 14, 2016 By DAVE GRAM, Associated Press MONTPELIER (AP) — The governor-elect is firmly opposed to new mountaintop turbines. Two towns have voted against a big wind project. A landowner is in the regulatory crosshairs for … Continue reading

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NRPC ponders wind position

Saint Albans Messenger; November 10, 2016 Commission receives additional info about project By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer SWANTON — Though the Northwestern Regional Planning Commission (NRPC) has not yet decided whether it will oppose or support Swanton Wind, the … Continue reading

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