Tag Archives: Siting Council

Siting Council holds forum on wind energy rules

NEW BRITAIN — The Connecticut Siting Council asked the public to outline what they want new wind project regulations to look like last Thursday. The afternoon forum, which attracted only…

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…

Letter to the editor: The dream is over

Ah, the American Dream. It’s the envy of the world, only a dream in places where people don’t have the freedoms that we enjoy. Freedoms our troops have died for,…

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…

Findings favor wind turbine project

NEW BRITAIN — A decision by the Connecticut Siting Council on a proposed wind turbine project in Prospect is not expected until May 12, but findings on the project presented…

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…

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Evidentiary hearings come to a close, decision imminent on Wind Prospect project

The experts have offered their opinion, the advisors have advised, questions have been asked, and each side has made its case. Now all that’s left for those on both sides…

Towns can fight wind turbines, but board’s call usually wins out

Connecticut Siting Council is a powerful force Everybody wants power at the lowest possible cost. Almost nobody wants the Connecticut Siting Council in their back yard. The 31-member council, which…