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About vermontersforacleanenvironment

VCE's mission is to raise the voices of Vermonters and hold corporations accountable for their impacts on our people, our land, our air and our water. We are united in the belief that Vermont's future lies in conserving its clean, rural, small-town environment. We have joined together to pursue the common goals of encouraging economic development with minimal environmental impacts and preserving Vermont's natural beauty. VCE is committed to providing facts and information so that people can make informed decisions. We encourage your participation.

LCAR Legislators’ Responses to VCE’s Public Records Act Request

Videos of LCAR Wind Noise Rule Hearings: 6/8/17, 6/22/17, 8/3/17, 10/12/17, 10/26/17.  In total LCAR spent 10 hours and 20 minutes on the PUC’s wind noise rule. On October 16, 2017, Vermonters for a Clean Environment filed Public Records Act (PRA) … Continue reading

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“Green Energy”, Avangrid/Iberdrola’s Deerfield Wind in Readsboro and Searsburg, Vt., Formerly Critical Bear Habitat

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Derrick Jensen’s Resistance Radio interview with VCE’s Annette Smith, April 9, 2017

https://resistanceradioprn.podbean.com/e/resistance-radio-annette-smith-040917/ April 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm Resistance Radio – Annette Smith – 04.09.17 Annette Smith is executive director of Vermonters for a Clean Environment, an organization she co-founded 15 years ago with Vermont citizens when a large energy project … Continue reading

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Mountains, wildlife took precedence over 60 windmills

http://www.rutlandherald.com/articles/mountains-wildlife-took-precedence-over-60-windmills/ Jensen Afield, Rutland Herald | April 08, 2017 Dennis JENSEN The Herrick Mountain range in Ira and Poultney, next to Birdseye Mountain, was saved from 60 giant wind turbines, thanks to the organized efforts of Vermonters for a Clean Environment, … Continue reading

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Do you love Vermont’s mountains?

http://www.mountainmanifesto.org http://vermontbiz.com/news/march/mountain-manifesto-protect-vermont%E2%80%99s-mountains-now Mountain Manifesto: ‘Protect Vermont’s mountains now’ Mon, 03/13/2017 – 4:54am — Vermont Business Magazine A core group of Vermonters, with experience in natural science, public policy and environmental history, have released The Mountain Manifesto, an urgent and public call to action … Continue reading

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VCE Testimony to Senate Finance Committee on S.52 and PSB public participation

Testimony of Annette Smith, Vermonters for a Clean Environment S. 52 Vermont Senate Finance Committee Feb. 7, 2016 My name is Annette Smith. I am Executive Director of Vermonters for a Clean Environment. Thank you Madam Chair and the Committee … Continue reading

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The Kafkaesque world of windmill neighbors

http://vermontbiz.com/news/january/annette-smith-kafkaesque-world-windmill-neighbors Annette Smith: The Kafkaesque world of windmill neighbors  Mon, 01/30/2017 by Annette Smith  The definition of “Kafkaesque”: “Describing something that is horribly complicated for no reason, usually in reference to bureaucracy.” Neighbors of operating and proposed wind projects are … Continue reading

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