Added by Monique Aniel Thurston on August 12, 2022 at 10:08am — No Comments
"The environmental destruction that will be left by developers marching across the country carpeting our ridgelines and open lands with 600-foot spinning turbines, solar panels, substations, and miles of high voltage transmission is impossible to quantify. Habitats will be degraded and destroyed, viewsheds industrialized, and wildlife killed or displaced. Federal and state agencies will be hamstrung by new permitting rules – also part of Schumer-Manchin – that will impair their…Continue
Congratulations to Governor Scott who cares about his constituent's future and well- being !
Shame to those democratic legislators who voted to override the Governor's veto !
An immense bravo to democrats Nelson Brownell and Thomas Bock who courageously defied the pathological ideological drivel from the Vermont enviro/businesses/activists conglomerate who tried so desperately to sink their teeth in Vermont's backs .
"The Vermont House today…Continue
The article linked below was written by Ben Walsh who works for Vermont Public Interest Group (VPIRG), a powerful renewable lobby in Montpelier.
Here is his introductory paragraph: "Leadership in the Vermont House and Senate, as well as the governor, have identified climate action as a key priority this year. They have recognized that Vermont has both a legal and moral obligation to cut climate pollution in an equitable way, and at a pace that recognizes the scale and severity…Continue
"As a bedrock principle of state energy policy, Vermont law requires the Public Utility Commission to specify “strategies for reducing electric rates to the greatest extent possible in Vermont over the most immediate six-year period, for the next succeeding six-year…Continue
Western Maine Renewables LLC is proposing 14 turbine, 58.8 MW windpower facility in the Town of Moscow. Maximum height for the proposed turbines is 591 feet. The applicant proposes collector lines, a substation, new roads, road upgrades, and an operations and maintenance building. The applications were accepted for processing on July 14,…Continue
"Biden’s critics point to his increased energy regulation, shutting down the Keystone Pipeline and for months banning new drilling leases on federal lands. They also blame increased federal spending under the Biden administration, which has significantly increased inflation and, as a result, consumer prices for a range of goods and services.
The American Petroleum Institute said “ill-advised government decisions” are the main cause of the rising costs."
Added by Monique Aniel Thurston on November 18, 2021 at 4:46pm — No Comments
“I don’t think Vermonters understand the Mack truck that’s coming at them when you start matching up resources to priorities this plan is going to embody. I just don’t think they understand how this is going to impact their lives and what it’s going to cost,” she said.
June Tierney, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Public Service . …Continue
Editor’s note: This commentary is by Keith Ballek, of Sheffield, who is chair of the Sheffield Planning Commission and the Sheffield Democratic Committee, a member of the Caledonia County State Committee and a delegate to the Vermont State Democratic…Continue
2.2 BILLION REASONS TO CARE....
This commentary is by Mitch Frankenberg, who serves on the Selectboard in West Rutland and is the author of the book “Twists, Turns, and Yellow Brick Roads: A Declaration of Independence, Empathy, and Self-Control.”
The number 2.2…Continue
Added by Monique Aniel Thurston on April 16, 2016 at 8:06pm — No Comments
SunEdison, the biggest solar-energy manufacturing firm in the entire world, …Continue
Added by Monique Aniel Thurston on April 4, 2016 at 7:37pm — No Comments
By Paul Homewood
A GOOD REVIEW OF THE LATEST…
A LONG BUT VERY INFORMATIVE REPORT OF WHAT THE DISCUSSIONS AT THE PARIS CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE LAST DECEMBER HAVE PRODUCED .
DOUBLING RENEWABLE WORLDWIDE BY 2030.
As many of us fought the despicable LD 1513, it is important to realize how long ago the close relationship between John Baldacci and Iberdrola started and how Iberdrola slowly and patiently laid its plans to attempt to conquer the lion share of the electric system in Maine, both transmission and eventually generation.…Continue
Added by Monique Aniel Thurston on March 15, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments
RUMOR IS THAT LD 1513 WILL EITHER BE KILLED OR SENT FOR A THOROUGH NEW STUDY!!!!
THANK YOU ALL OF YOU WHO HAVE WRITTEN A NOTE TO THE EUT MEMBERS.
THE STENCH OF WIND…Continue
AS PER TITLE OF THIS POST , THE COMMITTEE HAS NOT MET YET TO DISCUSS LD 1513, SO FOR YOU WHO DID NOT HAVE A CHANCE TO EMAIL LAST NIGHT OR THIS MORNING ,YOU HAVE SOME NEW TIME .
PLEASE READ MY PREVIOUS POST FOR SUGGESTION:…Continue
THE EMAIL OF THE LAST CHANCE
WRITE EN MASSE SO THEY kILL LD1513
TODAY THE EUT COMMITTEE MET FOR A WORKING SESSION ON LD 1513, THE TESTIMONIES OF THE OPPONENTS WERE ABSOLUTELY CONVINCING THAT THIS BILL WOULD ALLOW FAVORITISM TO IBERDROLA /CMP AND CREATE A MONOPOLY ON OWNERSHIP OF TRANSMISSIONS LINES AND WIND GENERATION IN MAINE : A PURE DISASTER .…Continue
IT IS CRUCIAL FOR YOU TO EMAIL THE EUT MEMBERS TONIGHT OR TOMORROW MORNING.
TODAY THE EUT COMMITTEE MET FOR A WORKING SESSION ON LD 1513, THE TESTIMONIES OF THE OPPONENTS WERE ABSOLUTELY CONVINCING THAT THIS BILL WOULD ALLOW FAVORITISM TO IBERDROLA /CMP AND CREATE A MONOPOLY ON OWNERSHIP OF TRANSMISSIONS LINES AND WIND GENERATION IN MAINE : A PURE DISASTER…Continue