DPS opposes wind testing towersOctober 13,2012WINDHAM — The Vermont Department of Public Service is opposing construction of wind testing towers in Windham as contrary to town regulations.
The Brattleboro Reformer reported that the agency’s objection does not end the process. The state’s Public Service Board must rule on the Atlantic Wind LLC’s proposal.
Atlantic Wind requested a certificate of public good from the state to erect three meteorological testing towers — two in Windham and one in Grafton. The towers could be the precursor to Windham County’s first commercial wind turbine site.
Grafton officials have not taken a position request, but Windham officials have argued that the town plan prohibits wind development. Atlantic Wind argues the plan is advisory only.MORE IN This Just InGeneral Electric plant suspends operations due to water issues; officials suspect water leak - UPDATED 0Rutland City officials said they may have located the mystery water leak after it suddenly got... Full StoryGov. Peter Shumlin chats with Vermont Press Bureau chief Neal P. Full Story
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