Derby Line Wind: Canadian neighbors weren't notified
Cotter asked Encore Redevelopment to explain why it didn't include Canadian neighbors in the official notification required for proposed energy projects in Vermont. ...he also warned Encore partners that they had better explain how they could use a 2.3-megawatt turbine model and still fit in under the streamlined standard offer hearing process allowed for renewable energy projects of less than 2.2 megawatts per turbine.
February 10, 2012
MONTPELIER - The developer of the Derby Line wind project did not notify Canadian landowners whose property abuts the proposed sites of two industrial turbines.
John Cotter, hearing officer for the Vermont Public Service Board, wants to know why not.
On Monday at a "pre-hearing" about the wind project in Montpelier, Cotter asked Encore Redevelopment to explain why it didn't include Canadian neighbors in the official notification required for proposed energy projects in Vermont.
Cotter gave Encore a week and a half to answer why Canadian property owners don't have the same rights as American landowners when it comes to wind farms on... [continue via Web link]