Monthly Archives: November 2015

Your vote is your voice; thank you for exercising it Nov. 17

Saint Albans Messenger; November 21, 2015 Thank you to the residents of Swanton for coming out to vote on November 17th. 895 people in total voted to express their opinion on Industrial Wind in the town of Swanton. And the … Continue reading

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No To Swanton Wind

Saint Albans Messenger; November 18, 2015 Swanton voters Tuesday voted 5-1 to oppose the proposed seven 499foot wind turbines proposed for Rocky Ridge, and to support legislation to allow local governments to weigh in on large-scale renewable power projects. The … Continue reading

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Blowback: ‘No’ to turbines

Swanton voters 731-160 against Saint Albans Messenger; November 18, 2015 By Matt Preedom Messenger Correspondent SWANTON – On Tuesday Swanton voters voiced their disfavor with a proposed wind-powered, electrical generation facility to be cited in their town. By a vote … Continue reading

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Why voters should vote YES and YES to oppose turbines

Saint Albans Messenger; November 16, 2015 Please Vote Yes and Yes on 17 Nov for the following reasons. Studies show that industrial wind turbines 1.Produce noise that disrupts sleep; 2. Reduces P property values; 3. Cost rate payers more money; … Continue reading

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Our anti-Swanton wind crusade

Saint Albans Messenger; November 16, 2015 If you’re against Industrial Wind placed in residential neighborhoods you’re portrayed as anti green energy, willy-nilly with emotion, and climate change deniers. Yup, that’s us. Fortunately, we’re in a growing majority around the world! … Continue reading

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Our common sense case against Swanton wind turbines

Saint Albans Messenger; November 16, 2015 The developers of the Swanton Wind project state that they want to create a clean energy future their community’s kids deserve.  Ben Luce from Lyndon State T College explains how ridgeline wind in Northern … Continue reading

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Swanton: Harness or duck wind?

Saint Albans Messenger; November 16, 2015 Non-binding votes set for Tues.; debate still rages  By MATHEW PREEDOM Messenger Correspondent SWANTON – Tuesday at 7 a.m. the polls with be opened and residents of Swanton will have an opportunity to say … Continue reading

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How would you feel if your cause lost by one vote? Yours?

Saint Albans Messenger; November 15, 2015 A politician once said: What difference does it make? In the vote coming up on Nov. 17 regarding Swanton Wind, your vote could make a big difference in the way of life for you … Continue reading

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Franklin County constituent Nov. 17th Swanton Wind vote up to us. Protect the ridgelines

Saint Albans Messenger; November 14, 2015 Come one come all to make your voices heard! This vote will effect all of us. We need to show that we should have a say in what happens to us. Currently three people … Continue reading

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Swanton Wind project would hurt ratepayers, neighbors

Saint Albans Messenger; November 14, 2015 You may have seen glossy flyers and high priced television adds that paint a rosy picture about wind turbines. The truth from real people living near industrial wind turbines in Vermont tells a different … Continue reading

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