Monthly Archives: December 2016

Swanton Wind, Motion to Dismiss filed by Christine and Dustin Lang, Dec. 29, 2016

Intervenors Christine and Dustin Lang filed a Motion to Dismiss Swanton Wind’s petition for a Certificate of Public Good.  You can read it here.

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Kidder Hill Wind 45 day notice documents

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Act 174 Energy Planning Standards Regional Planning Commission Training & Information Sessions, Dec. 2016

Videos of sessions with town planners in four areas of Vermont Two Rivers Ottauquechee Regional Planning Commission Bennington County Regional Commission (Arlington meeting) Rutland Regional Planning Commission Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Articles about Act 174 energy planning meetings Mad River … Continue reading


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Vermont ANR finds no violations at GMP Lowell Wind site

VCE received a second response from Vermont’s Agency of Natural Resources to our Investigation into the Stormwater System on Green Mountain Power’s Lowell Wind site. “Summary: Data collected for monitoring KCW Project water quality impacts indicated streams draining the project area … Continue reading

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Ed Stanak on Moccasin Tracks Ed Stanak on Moccasin Tracks.mp3 by D.Reger’s Podcast Discussion about the Industrial Wind Development in the Green Mountain National Forest with Ed Stanak, former regulator for the State of Vermont and the Act 250 Environmental Act. Ed talks about … Continue reading

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ANNETTE SMITH: CORPORATIONS, COMMUNITIES AND RELATIONSHIPS Editor’s note: This commentary is by Annette Smith, of Danby, who is the executive director of Vermonters for a Clean Environment.  The recent dust-up between Omya and Vermonters for a Clean Environment shines a light on how corporations operate … Continue reading

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Omya’s bullying Opinion | Editorials December 06,2016 A Vermont environmental group has retreated rather than confront the corporate bullying of Omya, the Swiss-owned mineral and mining company that quarries and processes marble in Vermont.  Vermonters for a Clean Environment, the advocacy group led … Continue reading

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Omya’s legal basis doubted By Gordon Dritschilo, STAFF WRITER | December 06,2016 A professor at Vermont Law School said Monday he could not see Omya’s legal basis for threatening to sue Vermonters for a Clean Environment. A Swiss lawyer for the international mining company … Continue reading

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Swiss lawyers threaten environmentalists By Gordon Dritschilo, STAFF WRITER | December 03,2016 A Swiss law firm claims Vermonters for a Clean Environment violated the rights of the owners of Omya by identifying them. The organization received an email, dated Nov. 25, threatening legal action if two … Continue reading

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