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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.

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? 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 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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CCTV Ch. 17 interview with Annette Smith of VCE, Jan. 25, 2017

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High Elevation Stormwater System on Lowell Wind, Testimony in House Natural Resources, Fish & Wildlife Committee

Video of testimony by Kevin Burke of ANR, Jeff Nelson of VHB, Justin Lindholm of VCE, and Geoffrey Goll of Princeton Hydro for VCE, Jan 26, 2017.  The testimony is about the experimental high elevation stormwater system on the Lowell … Continue reading

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Sheffield Wind Noise Complaint, PSB Technical Hearing

Video of PSB Technical Hearing on Paul Brouha’s Noise Complaint regarding UPC/First Wind/SunEdison/TerraformPower/Brookfield Energy(who owns this project?), Jan. 25, 2017. Part One.  Morning session.  Gap of about an hour prior to the break for lunch. Part Two. Afternoon session. To … Continue reading

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