Vermonters With Vision
Dedicated to education and advocacy
regarding the impact of industrial wind power
on the economics, natural resources, and health of Vermont
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Industrial wind projects in Vermont
Operating: 11 turbines/6 megawatts (MW) in Searsburg, 16 turbines/40 MW in Sheffield. Under construction: 21 turbines/63 MW in Lowell, 4 turbines/10 MW in Milton. Approved: 15 turbines/30 MW in Readsboro.
Wind Turbine Impact Complaint Form
"The Not-So-Green Mountains"
"Lessons for Sheffield: Experiences with UPC/First Wind and Clipper in Cohocton, New York"
"Impacts of Wind Power on the Northfield Ridge"
"Dear Representative Klein" (chair, house committee for natural resources and energy)
"Why giant corporate industrial wind is a terrible idea for Vermont"
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Notes from Searsburg
UPC's disinformation campaign in Sheffield & Sutton
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W I N D P O W E R F A C T S
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A L L I E D G R O U P S
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Vermonters for a Clean Environment
Mountain Talk -- Lowell Mountain
Craftsbury Conservation Commission
Grandpa's Knob Wind Project-- Pittsford Ridge
Save the Senecas -- Newark, Brighton, and Ferdinand
Newark Neighbors United
Brighton Ridge Protectors
Citizens for the Preservation of Georgia Mountain
Holland and Derby Citizens for Responsible Energy
Ridge Protectors -- Sheffield and Sutton
Save Vermont Ridgelines -- Searsburg, Readsboro, and Wilmington
Friends of Grafton’s Heritage
Friends of Glebe Mountain -- Londonderry and Windham
Glebe Mountain Group
Friends of the Northfield Ridge -- Waitsfield and Moretown
Kingdom Commons Group
S E L E C T E D P A P E R S
"The low benefit of industrial wind" by Eric Rosenbloom
a brief summary of documents
"Questioning the faith of wind power," by David Roberson
an environmentalist view
"Industrial wind, corporate vandalism," by Joanna Lake
a progressive view
"Big money discovers the tax breaks," by Glenn Schleede
a fiscal conservative view
O T H E R R E S O U R C E S
U.S. coalition of opposition groups
(with current worldwide news and opinion and resource library )
(also see latest Vermont news and opinion )
the original British opposition group
Articles by Mark Duchamp
with special attention to birds
Report by John Mollica
setback, icing, structural failure, noise
"An Ill Wind," by Nigel Barnes
extensive compilation of arguments
Out of Kirby Mountain
a Vermont blog often focused on wind power
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