Archive | November 10, 2012

Vermont — “It’s not just about the view”

Annette Smith — Vermonters for a Clean Environment — — November 9, 2012 Recent media attention about wind energy development in Vermont, misses a critical reason why so many communities around the state are saying “no” to utility-scale wind on Vermont ridgelines. It˙s not just about the view. When you focus solely on the […]

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UK — Wind developers have run out of wild spots and are now hunting in populated areas

This is — November 10, 2012 Wind turbine buffer zones ‘could hinder communities’ Councils must not bow to pressure from campaigners to create buffer zones around towns and villages to prevent wind farms blighting people’s lives, a new report claims. The study comes as a battle rages across the region between renewable energy plant […]

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Ontario — Liberals deny more gas plant documents exist

Alex Ballingall — Toronto Star — November 9, 2012 The Ontario government says documents the opposition wants to see on the controversial and costly cancellation of two Ontario gas plants don’t exist. But the NDP isn’t buying it. The party is accusing Premier Dalton McGuinty of “extraordinary stonewalling” after a freedom of information request for […]

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