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“Catamount Energy Corporation and Marubeni Power International, Inc. End Developement of the Glebe Mountain Wind Energy Project,” Business Wire, June 15, 2006

“Debate Over Wind Power Creates Environmental Rift,” New York Times, June 6, 2006

“Energetic activist tilts at modern-day windmills,” International Herald Tribune, June 6, 2006

“Questions about WEC and wind,” Letter to the Times Argus, June 5, 2006

“Sanders Calls for Big Energy Bill,” WCAX Channel 3 News, June 2, 2006

“Wind Power in New England facing a variety of opposition,” Times Argus, May 29, 2006

“Court says PSB responsible for wind permits,” Brattleboro Reformer, May 24, 2006

Expert wind foe joins fight on Little Equinox,” Bennington Banner, May 24, 2006

“A large sacrifice for little gain,” (scroll down) Letter to the Burlington Free Press, May 21, 2006

“Take heed and learn the facts,” Letter to the Caledonian Record,  May 19, 2006

“Tilting at turbine foes in Vermont,”, May 19, 2006

“Tilting at turbines: Why the Burlington Free Press loathes wind power,” Vermont Guardian, May 19, 2006

“Group wants Town to Stop Negotiating with UPC Wind,” Caledonian Record, May 18, 2006

“Pointless poll on wind energy,” Kirby Mountain Blog Spot, May 13, 2006

“Channel 3 News Poll Results for Friday,” May 12, 2006

“Compromising positions: Session’s tumultuous end rings out the good, the bad and the ugly,”

Vermont Guardian, May, 12, 2006

“Lawmakers complete energy bill,” Rutland Herald, May 11, 2006

“Residents Will Have Say In UPC Agreement,” Caledonian Record, May 4, 2006

“What are green tags,” Kirby Mountain Blog Spot, April 30, 2006

“PSB Wants to Visit East Haven Wind Farm Site,” Caledonian Record, April 27, 2006

“Why is VPIRG hiding?” Kirby Mountain blog spot, April 22, 2006

“National Geographic is creating a Geotourism Map Guide of the North East Kingdom,” April 20, 2006

“The Day, Free Press win ’06 Public Service awards,”, April 17, 2006

“My Turn: Wind in your backyard,” Burlington Free Press Op-Ed, April 17, 2006

“PSB opens wind farm hearing,” Times Argus, April 6, 2006

“Wind Hearing Moving on Two Fronts,” Barton Chronicle, April 5, 2006

“Wind corp. ripped by regulators,” Bennington Banner, April 5, 2006

“Split vote could end chances for NEK wind farm,” Times Argus, April 3, 2006

“Utility bills go up, up and up,” Burlington Free Press, April 2, 2006

“Ethical problems at Goldman Sachs,” Commentary by Paul Driessen, March, 31, 2006

“Voters should be ignored in our democracy,” Letter to the Manchester Journal, (scroll down) March 31, 2006

“A travesty of our own making,“Letter to the Manchester Journal, March 31, 2006

“MY TURN: Keeping the lights on in Vermont,“Burlington Free Press op-ed, March 31, 2006

“Wind developers subvery ruling,” Letter to the Times Argus, March 30, 2006

“Wind: Taking sides can be tricky,” Rutland Herald, March 30. 2006

“Vermont agencies split on wind project,” Rutland Herald, March 29, 2006

“Harnessing the wind,” Rutland Herald Editorial, March 29, 2006

“PSB chief steps aside on wind ruling,” Rutland Herald, March 28, 2006

“PSB chief steps aside on wind decision,” Rutland Herald, March 27, 2006

“Town Plan demands ridgeline preservation,” Letter to the Manchester Journal, March 24, 2006

“My Turn: From Londonderry,” Burlington Free Press Op-Ed, March 24, 2006

“Catamount explores alternatives,” Burlington Free Press, March 23, 2006

“Good decision on wind power,” (scroll down) Letter to the Burlington Free Press, March 23, 2006

Failure of leadership on Wind Power,” Rutland Herald Commentary, March 23, 2006

“Wind resolution brings a howl,”Barton Chronical, March, 2006

“Time to obfuscate, hesitate, and mumble,” Barton Chronical Editorial, March, 2006

“Wind project bolstered by Readsboro’s decision,” Times Argus, March 22, 2006

“Tough power decisions,” Burlington Free Press Opinion, March 21, 2006

“Lawmakers urge PSB to permit wind farm,” Times Argus, March 21, 2006

Vermonters back Sanders, wind power,” Times Argus, March 21, 2006

“Not allowed to speak,” Letter to the Caledonian-Record, March 20, 2006

“Feeling of distrust about UPC,” Letter to the Caledonian-Record, March 20, 2006

“My Turn: Hearing Officer Brings Hope,” Burlington Free Press Op-Ed, March 20, 2006

Bill Introduced to Extend Federal Renewable Energy Tax Credit,” Renewable Energy Access, March 17, 2006

“East Haven Wind Finding Suprises Many,” Caledonian-Record, March 15, 2006

Wind project vote narrowly focused, Select Board says,” Bennington Banner, March 15, 2006

“Wind energy supporters and detractors try to interpret ruling,” Burlington Free Press, March 15, 2006

“Manchester board ponders wind turbine plan direction,” Rutland Herald, March 15, 2006

“Problem is demand not supply,” Letter to the Times Argus, March 15, 2006

“Wind farm slips on Champion’s slippery slope, Barton Chronicle, March, 2006

“Rejecting wind project is for ‘general good,” Opinion, Burlington Free Press, March 14, 2006

“Hearing Officer Nixes East Haven Wind Project,” Caledonian Record, March 11, 2006

“Town rejects wind farm on Little Equinox,” Manchester Journal, March 10, 2006

A collection of letters (some about wind) published in the Manchester Journal, March 10, 2006

“Londonderry OKs $100,000 to battle wind farm,” Rutland Herald, March 8, 2006

“Londonderry approves $100.000 for wind fight,” Brattleboro Reformer, March 8, 2006

“Windham OKs legal fees for wind fight,” (scroll down) Brattleboro Reformer, March 8, 2006

“Wind opponents did their homework,”Letter to the Brattleboro Reformer, March 8, 2006

“R’boro likes it windy,” (scroll down) Bennington Banner, March 8, 2006

“Sutton Says No to Wind Turbines On Ridge Lines,” Caledonian-Record, March 8, 2006

“Sutton keeps it civil at ‘rip-roaring’ meeting,” Burlington Free Press, March 8, 2006

“Moving toward energy efficient future,” Rutland Herald op-ed, March 8, 2006

“Sutton Rejects Wind Power,” WCAX TV, March 7, 2006

“Against big wind in Londonderry,” Letter to the Burlington Free Press, (scroll down) March 6, 2006

“Wind falls flat in Manchester,” Bennington Banner, March 6, 2006

“UPC wind project will be visible from Crystal Lake beach, Times Argus, March 6, 2006

“Town Meeting: A Time for Communities to Gather Together,” Caledonian-Record, March 6, 2006

“A grand spectacle,” Letter to the Caledonian-Record, March 6, 2006

“Voters reject industrial wind,” Letter to the Burlington Free Press, (scroll to end) March 5, 2005

“Wind, library contentious issues in Manchester,” Times Argus, March 5, 2006

“Manchester votes to oppose wind projects,” Bennington Banner, March 4, 2006

“Manchester weighs wind project today,” Bennington Banner, March 4, 2006

“What’s wrong with this picture?” Manchester Journal Editorial, March 3, 2006

“The Manchester Village Planning Commission’s Policy Statement on the Proposed Little Equinox Mountain Wind Farm,” Manchester Journal, March 3, 2006

“Vermont Public Service Board Proposes New Wind Development Rules,” Caledonian-Record, March 3, 2006

“Time to vote yes for wind power,” Bennington Banner Editorial, March 3, 2006 Bennington Banner – Editorials

“Wind power forum draws largely supportive audience,” Times Argus, March 2, 2006

“Forum to present wind energy issues,” Times Argus, February 27, 2006

“Notes from Montpelier,” Brattleboro Reformer Column, February 27, 2006

“Town rejects wind farm,” Brattleboro Reformer, February 25, 2006

Residents don’t want Glebe Mt. wind farm,” Rutland Herald, February 25, 2006

“Moratorium Voter Down,” Brattleboro Reformer, February 25, 2006

“Friends of Glebe Mountain Press Release,” February 24, 2006

“Energy bill with expanded home power gains House approval,” Rutland Herald, February 24, 2006

“Londonderry votes on wind project today,” Brattleboro Reformer, February 24, 2006

“Information lacking on wind project,” Letter to the Rutland Herald, February 23, 2006

“Community Forum on Commercial Wind Farm Development in Vermont

“Oregon company takes ownership of proposed Searsburg wind

project,” Brattleboro Reformer, February 23, 2006

“2 -1-Ugly” Letter to the Caledonian-Record, February 23, 2006

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The Dangers of PTC Addiction,” Renewable Energy Access, June 5, 2006

“New Judith Gap wind farm causing headaches on the grid,” Independent Record, June 4, 2006

“Wind integration follies,”, May 31, 2006

“Germany’s wind farms challenged,” Business Reporter in BBC News, May 29, 2006

“Don’t hug a wind turbine,” The Sunday Times, May 28, 2006

“Flames tap Oak Creek pass,” Tehachapi News, May 26, 2006

“93 per cent say no more turbines in Mid Wales,” Country Times, May 13, 2006

“More dams and wind farms in Quebec’s future,” Nynatsiaq News, May 12, 2006

“Just because it’s ‘green’ doesn’t mean it’s smart,” Andrew Kantor, USA Today, May 11, 2006

“Wind farm plan raises questons,”, May 3, 2006

“Wind turbines send wildlife diving for cover,” May 3, 2006

“Making Vermont Green,” Rutland Herald Editorial, April 22, 2006

“Misguided social responsibility at General Electric,” Commentary, Town, April 21, 2006

“The New England Council and the New England Energy Alliance Outline Support for Nuclear Power in New England,” Business Wire, April 11, 2006

“NWW Encourages Funding To Research Impacts of Commercial Wind Energy,” National Wind Watch Press Release, April 11, 2006

“Renewable Energy Bill Introduced in U.S. Senate,” Renewable Energy Access, April 10, 2006

“Its a Little easier Being Green,” Business Week, April 10, 2006

“Committee Acts to Doom New England Wind Farm,” New York Times, April 8, 2006

“”Commentary:Wind Turbines Will Kill Birds and Bats,” Berkeley Daily Planet, April 4, 2006

“State may get veto power over Cape Wind,” Cape Cod Times, April 3, 2006

“Anger as Trump threatens to pull out of golf resort,” Sunday Herald, April 2, 2006

“The High Price of Free Power,” Providence Journal Opinion, March 28, 2006

“Eco-capitalists aren’t exactly taking risks,” Guest Editorial, Desert Dispatch, March 28, 2003

“Windmills raising hurricane of opposition,” Lance Gay, Scripps Howard News Service, March 23, 2006

“Utility officials ponder coal, nuclear plants,”, March 23, 2006

“The case for wind is just hot air,”, Opinion, March 16, 2006

“Many Utilities Collect for Taxes They Never Pay,” New York Times, March 15, 2006

“Wind farm noise to be tested,” The Chronicle Herald, (CA) March, 2006

“Mosquitoes something to bat around,” The Recorder Online, (VA) March 9, 2005

“Making jobs that make clean energy work,” UPI, March 9, 2006

“New photos of Burnham wind turbines released by pressure group,” (UK), March 7, 2006

“Many costs few benefits of wind power,” The Berkshire Eagle op – ed, March 3, 2006

“Wind farms ‘stupid’ says famous botanist,” Wairarapa Times-Age (NZ) March 3, 2006

“Wind farm rejection hailed as victory for democracy,” The Cumberland News (UK) March 3, 2006

“Birds, bats at high risk on Red Oak,” The Recorder, (VA) March 2, 2006

“Wind subsidy to cost $1 million per job, think tank claims,” refocus (AU) March 1, 2006

“The Flap over Wind Power,” Washington Post, February 28, 2006

“Wildlife, windmills & power,” Albany Times Union Editorial, February 26, 2006

“Hunt: Windpower hot air could vaporize tax dollars,” Ipswich Chronical Opinion, February 23, 2006

“Young puts spin on turbines,” Cape Cod Times, February 22, 2006

“Bills not favorable to proposed wind farm,” The Register Herald (WV), February 22, 2006

“Secretary of Interior visits the Valley: Touts administration’s energy plan,” AZ Central .com, February 22, 2006

“Wind farm firm publishes first bird survey,” The Shetland News, February 22, 2006

“Wind Power? It was all huff and puff,” (UK) February 22, 2006

“President’s Advanced Energy Initiative,” White House Press Release, State of the Union, 2006

“Anti-wind power group says New Yorkers are unfairly taxed,” The Legislative Gazette, (NY) February 21, 2006

“Florida Hoosac Wind sold,” Berkshire Eagle, February 19, 2006

“Alaska lawmaker joins Cape wind farm fray,” Cape Cod Times, February 19, 2006

“And the beat goest on and on . .  .and on,” Hawk’s Bay Today, (NZ), February 18, 2006

“New offshore calamity for Vestas,” The Windy Corner, UK blog, February 17, 2006

“Answers to some of Cape Wind’s Pesky and Misleading Promises,” Cape Cod Today,, February 16, 2006

“Successful Renewable Energy Project Development in New England,” Agenda and Registration form for Conference on March 1, 2006 in Boston.

“More turning to wind power as alternative,” UPI, February 10, 2006

“Otsego group joins others in protest against wind fees,” The Daily Star Online, (NY), February 7, 2006

Group claims electric bill contains hidden taxes,” News Channel 13, Albany, February 6, 2006

“Examine numbers before agreeing to wind turbines,” The Tomah Journal (WI), opinion, February 6, 2006

Not as simple as it seems,”, February 5, 2006

“The answer my friends isn’t blowin’ in the wind,” Houston Chronicle, February, 4, 2006

“National Wind Watch Cautions Wind Energy Does Not Meet Bush’s 2006 Agenda Objective,” Press Release, February 3, 2006

“For LIPA, its not cheaper going ‘green,‘, February 1, 2006

“Enron – father of modern wind power,” Kirby Mountain Blog Spot, January 30, 2006

“Anti-windpower groups to meet Feb. 6,” The Business Review, Albany, NY, January 30, 2006

“Windmills: Ask people of Kewaunee County, Letter to Tomah Journal online, (WI) January 30, 2006

“Don’t industsrialize Maine’s mountains,” op-ed, January 30, 2006

“The Answer is Not Blowing in the Wind,”, January 30, 2006

“Rich ‘nimby’ aside, wind farm project isn’t worth it,” FarmWeek (IL) Perspective, January 27, 2006

“Clearing the air,” Letter to the Coopers (NY) Town Crier, January 26, 2006

“‘Wind farms’ would jeopadize birds, forests,” Op-Ed, The Pa;t;riot-News, January 25, 2006

“Experts try to determine wind farm blaze cause,” ABC News, South East SA, January 23, 2006

“Wind Pwoer Very Costly,” Malone (NY) Telegram Letter to the Editor, January 10, 2006

Clouds gathering over wind farm plan,”, The Australian, January 9, 2006

“Wind Power 2005 in Review, Outlook for 2006 and Beyond,” Renewable Energy Access, January 6, 2006

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