General and Vermont
The legal provisions detailed in this document were prepared by First Wind, developers who propose building the Sheffield Wind energy facility in Sheffield, Vermont.
Iberdrola has proposed a wind energy facility to be erected on national forest lands in the Green Mountain National Forest located in Vermont. The Forest Service released the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) in September 2008. The full DEIS can be accessed at http://www.windaction.org/documents/17983.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service submitted comments on the DEIS. These comments can be downloaded by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.
This motion was filed with the Vermont Public Service Board on Sep 22, the day hearings were to begin for the Deerfield Wind LLC proposal. Deerfield Wind LLC is seeking to erect 15 industrial scale wind turbines in the Green Mountain National Forest. In response, the Vermont Public Service Board ordered that the hearings be rescheduled to December 1, 2008.
The Deerfield Wind Energy facility is the first wind plant to be proposed for US National Forest lands. The Draft Environmental Impact Statement released by the US Forest Service can be accessed by clicking on the link(s) below. Comments will be accepted through until the end of November 2008.
The Vermont Public Service Board has issued an order regarding violation of a 2003 Certificate of Public Good issued to enXco authorizing construction of two wind measurement towers ("met towers") on Lowell Mountain. The CPG required that the towers be removed within five years of the date of the CPG. The order detailing the violation and subsequent agreements is listed below.
This document includes discovery questions and responses between Windaction.org and Deerfield Wind.
This Appellent's brief was filed with the Vermont Supreme Court in response to the Vermont Public Service Board's decision to grant a certificate of public good to UPC Wind's Sheffield Wind energy project.
On December 12, 2007, a special town meeting was held in Wilmington VT to determine the position the Selectboard should take on the Searsburg expansion project, also known as Deerfield Wind. The vote counts inserted below have been verified with the Wilmington Town Clerk.