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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…

The windmill behind Michael Scaviola's Prospect home no longer has its blades.
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Residential wind turbines nothing new in Prospect

PROSPECT — Residential windmills are not a new phenomenon in Prospect. Town Council member Michael Scaviola has had one on his one-acre property for nearly three decades, though it hasn’t…

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Save Prospect president calls for wind energy task force

PROSPECT — He may have won his battle, but Save Prospect President Tim Reilly isn’t done fighting. In a letter to town officials, the leader of the group that defeated…

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…

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…