Tag Archives: wind turbines

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…

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Commission puts a hold on wind regulations

PROSPECT — The wind has died down in Prospect, at least for now. The Planning and Zoning Commission voted at its meeting last week to impose a one-year moratorium on…

Proposed turbine regulations blown away

PROSPECT — The Planning and Zoning Commission on Wednesday rejected proposed regulations for industrial grade wind turbines in town, citing reasons that included they’re too restrictive. The commission voted, 5-0,…

State House votes to regulate siting of wind turbines

HARTFORD — The House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to regulate the siting of power-generating wind turbines in Connecticut. Some Republican members voiced concerns that the bill would impose a de facto…

Attorney General initiates investigation of BNE loan

Assistant Attorney General Arnold Menchel has responded to a call for an investigation of BNE Energy’s loan application to the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CCEF). Members of Save Prospect Corp.,…

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…

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,…