Monthly Archives: June 2017

New study ordered for Swanton Wind project

St. Albans Messenger, June 24, 2017 DEVELOPMENT PSB requires system-wide impact analysis By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer SWANTON — The Public Service Board will not set any further dates for its regulatory review of Swanton Wind until the project developers … Continue reading

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Objections mount to wind proposal

St. Albans Messenger, June 19, 2017 SWANTON Intervenors oppose discovery limits By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer SWANTON — Parties filed responses to Swanton Wind’s motion to limit discovery questions for the remainder of the case on Friday. The filings send … Continue reading

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Given the scale of our wind power needs, we need a plan

Saint Albans Messenger; June 16, 2017; Letter to the editor There seems to be a lot of naiveté on the part of those advocating for Industrial wind in Vermont. Firstly: The eastern part of the United States has poor onshore … Continue reading

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Board mulls over discovery limits

St. Albans Messenger, June 12, 2017 ENERGY: Swanton Wind files motion By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer SWANTON — Swanton Wind’s legal counsel before the Public Service Board (PSB) has now filed an official motion to limit discovery questions through the … Continue reading

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Gone with the wind?

St. Albans Messenger, May 27, 2017 SWANTON New rules would limit turbine projects By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer MONTPELIER — The Public Service Board (PSB) has submitted its proposal for the state’s industrial wind sound rules. Advocates for industrial wind power, … Continue reading

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Swanton Wind case drags on

St. Albans Messenger, May 25, 2017 ENERGY: June 2018 earliest possible resolution By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer SWANTON — A Public Service Board conference to design a new timetable for the board’s Swanton Wind review did not accomplish as much … Continue reading

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Belisles facing possible fine

St. Albans Messenger, May 22, 2017 SWANTON WIND: State recommends penalty for tower By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer SWANTON — The developer of Swanton Wind could be fined $15,000 for the construction of a meteorological tower on his property, in … Continue reading

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