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An industrial wind development was flatly rejected by two southern Vermont towns that voted on the project Tuesday.

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As voters in Grafton and Windham prepare to vote on an industrial wind project, developers have offered annual payments to registered voters if the project moves ahead.

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The debate over siting renewable energy projects has become one of the major policy contrasts between the gubernatorial candidates.

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Developers who want to build Vermont's largest wind project say they're willing to reduce the number of turbines in Windham, and increase annual payments to town residents.

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The very first commercial wind project on U.S. Forest Service land is underway in southern Vermont.

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A group opposing a wind project in Windham will delay an informal referendum on a commercial wind project until after the official vote is held on Election Day.

It's unlikely residents of the town of Grafton will vote on a proposed commercial wind project in November. And a spokesman for the wind developer says the company's not sure a vote held outside of Election Day will carry the same weight.

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Second home owners in Windham say they will hold their own referendum on a proposed commercial wind project, even though the project developer has refused to consider their votes.

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The town of Grafton will not hold a public vote this November on a proposed 28-turbine wind development.

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The town of Windham will hold a vote on a controversial commercial wind project.

The Selectboard met Monday night to finalize the ballot language for the vote which will be held on Election Day.

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The Public Service Board has released its interim sound standards for commercial wind projects.
After setting standards on a case-by-case basis, the board, for the first time, established uniform limits on how loud wind turbines can be.

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A special vote next week to elect a member of the Grafton Select Board will be a bellwether for how the town feels about co-hosting what would become Vermont's largest wind project.

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Town officials in Windham are asking developers of a commercial wind project to suspend their work in the region.

Tensions in Grafton over a proposed industrial wind project are high. And the chairman of the select board said Monday he would resign after what he says was an anonymous threat.

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A commercial wind project has divided the town of Grafton. And at a select board meeting Monday, the two sides couldn't even agree if an attorney should be hired to negotiate on the town's behalf.

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A group of second home owners wants to be able to vote on a controversial commercial wind project that Iberdrola Renewables hopes to build in Grafton.

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A Spanish energy company that wants to build a commercial wind project in Windham and Grafton says it will respect the outcome of a still-unscheduled public vote on the project.

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The debate over what could be the state's largest commercial wind project is heating up in Windham and Grafton.

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A representative from Iberdrola Renewables says the company is considering the development of 28 commercial wind turbines on property in the towns of Windham and Grafton.

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Developers who want to build a commercial wind project in Windham and Grafton say environmental surveys will start soon which will give them a clearer picture of where the turbines might go.