Tag Archives: Connecticut Siting Council

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Siting Council gives blessing to energy park

NEW BRITAIN — The Connecticut Siting Council has given the green light for a fuel cell energy park to be built off of Lopus Road in Beacon Falls. The council…

Residents from Prospect and Colebrook, including Fred Bonyai of Prospect, right,  protested outside the Connecticut Siting Council building prior to the council's hearing regarding the adoption of wind turbine regulations Tuesday in New Britain. –RA ARCHIVE
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Public speaks on turbine regulations

NEW BRITAIN — The message from the public Tuesday was clear: the Connecticut Siting Council needs to extensively revise its proposed wind turbine regulations before they become law. In over…

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Hearing set on wind turbine siting regulations

NEW BRITIAN — The Connecticut Siting Council has scheduled a hearing for July 24 regarding new regulations for the siting of wind turbine facilities. The hearing will run from 3…

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Siting Council proposes new wind regulations

A year and a half after a West Hartford-based startup made its pitch to build the first commercial wind farms in Connecticut, the state is inching closer to establishing regulations…

Wait and see for wind farm

BNE wants to see votes for Colebrook plans PROSPECT — The company that wants to build the first commercial wind farm in the state will see how the Connecticut Siting…

Siting Council member Philip Ashton speaks during the council's meeting May 12 in New Britain. The council voted 6-2 to deny BNE's petition to build two wind turbines in Prospect.
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Wind Prospect denied

NEW BRITAIN – After months of research and over $100,000 spent on legal fees and experts, the hard work has finally paid off for members of Save Prospect who fought…

BNE calls for Siting Council VP to abstain from Prospect vote

Just one day before the Connecticut Siting Council is scheduled to render a decision on the Wind Prospect project, the vice-chairman of the council, Colin Tait, has recused himself from…

A blow to Prospect wind turbine project

6 of 7 Siting Council members oppose project in straw vote Siting Council members raise concerns over Wind Prospect project PROSPECT — In a surprise straw vote on Monday, six…

Wind farm foes rally at siting council office

PROSPECT — A local group opposed to a West Hartford company’s proposal to build two wind turbines off New Haven Road assembled Thursday afternoon outside the Connecticut Siting Council’s New…

BNE, Save Prospect Corp. offer contradictory testimony

Throughout the Siting Council hearings, both BNE and Save Prospect called on expert witnesses to provide testimony on the merits of the project. BNE filed testimony from eight scientists in…