Tag Archives: Wind

Op - Ed
May 3, 2017

Wind energy: Bad for you, bad for the environment

By Annette Smith

Prospective neighbors of wind turbines heard all the promises: “Quiet as a library.” “Like a baby’s breath.” “The same decibel level as a refrigerator.” The more brazen wind developers claimed, “You will not hear them.”

Then the 450-foot wind towers with their…

Letter
March 8, 2017

Open letter to VPIRG on wind

Dear VPIRG,

You asked for comments on the wind sound rules you would like to see in place. Since this is such an important issue to all Vermonters and your website wouldn’t receive comments, I had to seek other avenues to comment. These are statements…

Letter
August 24, 2016

Lowell wind tour, see for yourself

Dear Editor,

I’d like to invite the public on a real tour of Kingdom Community Wind in Lowell, Vt. This educational tour is not the pretend walk Mr. Lindholm references in his letter to the editor, published in the Aug. 17-23 edition. These…

State News
April 1, 2015

Lawmakers hear pros and cons of wind/solar siting policies

By John Herrick, VTDigger.org

More than 150 people attended a State House hearing Tuesday night, March 24, which was designed to help lawmakers draft policy to address concerns over the siting of the growing number of wind and solar farms in Vermont.

The amount of…