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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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National Guard wants to intervene

Saint Albans Messenger; February 28, 2017 SWANTON WIND Filing contradicts FAA findings By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer SWANTON — The Vermont Army National Guard has filed to intervene before the Public Service Board in opposition of Swanton Wind. The Vermont National … Continue reading

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Opposition mounts, can PSB really ignore it?

St. Albans Messenger Editorial, Feb. 24, 2017 The Northwest Regional Planning Commission this week said it would oppose the proposed Swanton Wind project, made up of seven 499-foot wind turbines, to be located on Rocky Ridge. The NRPC was tasked the … Continue reading

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NRPC to oppose Swanton Wind

St. Albans Messenger, Feb. 23, 2017. Motion cites natural resource, aesthetic concerns By TOM BENTON Messenger Staff Writer ST. ALBANS — The Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NRPC) board of commissioners unanimously approved a motion Wednesday night to oppose Swanton Wind during … Continue reading

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As hearing on Swanton Wind showed, it’s no laughing matter

St. Albans Messenger, Feb. 20 2017 Letter to the Editor On Thursday, Feb. 9th I went to the Swanton Municipal Building for the Swanton Wind Workshop. I sat for 4 hours listening to the public ask questions about their proposed industrial … Continue reading

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