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Opponents get boost from governor

Saint Albans Messenger; April 18th SWANTON WIND Scott directs agencies to ‘thoroughly’ review application   By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer SWANTON — Gov. Phil Scott has offered his administration’s support to the Town of Swanton through the Public Service … Continue reading

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Wind energy guys get breaks no one else could dream of

Saint Albans Messenger; April 8, 2017 Former Governor Shumlin revealed during a recent speech at his alma mater, Wesleyan University, in Middletown Connecticut that: “we changed the regulations so that we could build big wind, meaning wind turbines, in the right … Continue reading

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PSB settles on Swanton Wind players

Saint Albans Messenger; April 8, 2017 ENERGY Board limits who will be part of hearings By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer SWANTON — The Public Service Board (PSB) issued its final ruling on formal participants in the board’s regulation of Swanton … Continue reading

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Swanton Wind answers opponents’ questions

Saint Albans Messenger: March 28, 2017 First round of discovery underway By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer SWANTON — Swanton Wind is issuing official answers to a first round of discovery questions. Those answers illustrate the fundamental divide between the project’s … Continue reading

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Swanton Wind faces further allegations

St. Albans Messenger, March 22, 2017 By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer SWANTON — A Swanton sugaring business is suing Swanton Wind, alleging trespassing and illegal road construction as well as a host of complaints related to the project itself, despite the … Continue reading

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PSB delays permit process, again

St. Albans Messenger, March 11, 2017 SWANTON WIND By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer SWANTON — A Public Service Board decision has forced Swanton Wind to redesign its potential power purchase agreements — but that doesn’t mean the project is going … Continue reading

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Swanton Wind questions National Guard motives

St. Albans Messenger, March 2, 2017 Vermont Guard mischaracterizes FAA findings By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer SWANTON — The Vermont National Guard has defended its opposition to Swanton Wind despite the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s determination that the project would … Continue reading

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