Category Archives: Wind Energy

Testimony by VCE to House Natural Resources, Fish & Wildlife Committee, Feb. 14, 2019

Click on each link to watch or read the presentation Agenda  Presentation with Slides Written testimony/narrative to go with the slides.  The numbers refer to the page numbers on the slides. Video of Presentation with Q&A afterwards:  

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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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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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Vermonters’ votes and surveys on wind

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OCT. 27, 2016, 7:03 PM Editor’s note: This commentary is by Annette Smith, the executive director of Vermonters for a Clean Environment Inc. She lives off-grid with solar and serves on Danby’s Planning Commission and the Rutland Regional Planning Commission. … Continue reading

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Vermont Wind Project Needs Votes, So Company Offers to Pay Voters U.S. Vermont Wind Project Needs Votes, So Company Offers to Pay Voters By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE OCT. 12, 2016 A wind farm in Searsburg, Vt. Residents in nearby Windham are divided over whether to approve Vermont’s largest wind project.  WINDHAM, … Continue reading

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FOCUS: What You Need to Know About Wind Energy in Vermont

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VCE’s Investigation into the Environmental Health of the Lowell Mountains with Industrial Wind Turbines – July 2016

WATER 1.  The “wet” ponds are predominantly dry or are not holding the volume of water necessary to provide water quality treatment as required by the VT Stormwater Management Manual.  Further, it is highly probable that instead of flowing through … Continue reading

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