wind http://wamc.org en Wind Keeps Utility Crews Busy http://wamc.org/post/wind-keeps-utility-crews-busy <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thousands of homes and businesses across the Northeast remain without electricity in the aftermath of a wild storm that moved through early this morning, taking down trees and power lines. Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports</span></p><p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:11:30 +0000 Dave Lucas 56921 at http://wamc.org Wind Keeps Utility Crews Busy Wild weather: High wind warnings for Eastern NY http://wamc.org/post/wild-weather-high-wind-warnings-eastern-ny <p></p><p></p><p>ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The National Weather Service says wind gusts could top 60 mph in parts of upstate New York as a cold front drives temperatures down from record winter highs and brings expected heavy rain in eastern areas and lake-effect snow to western parts of the state.</p><p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:39:35 +0000 Dave Lucas 56862 at http://wamc.org Wild weather: High wind warnings for Eastern NY Consortium of Rural Towns Support Wind Development, Opponents Say Sampling Too Small http://wamc.org/post/consortium-rural-towns-support-wind-development-opponents-say-sampling-too-small <p>Renewable energy advocates are praising a vote by a rural consortium of towns in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom supporting wind development.&nbsp; But opponents say the sample is too small to be of consequence.<br><br>At the annual meeting of the Unified Towns and Gores of Essex County, voters supported wind projects by 24 to 16.&nbsp; Renewable Energy Vermont Gabrielle Stebbins says it reaffirms what other polls and votes across the state have determined.<br> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 22:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 45792 at http://wamc.org Consortium of Rural Towns Support Wind Development, Opponents Say Sampling Too Small Protesters Block Highway at Vermont Wind Project Site http://wamc.org/post/protesters-block-highway-vermont-wind-project-site <p>Traffic was flowing by mid-afternoon Monday on Vermont Route 100 after dozens of anti-wind protesters agreed to move out of the road. &nbsp;<br /><br />The highway was blocked for about two hours beginning late Monday morning when protesters moved in front of a truck delivering components to the Lowell Mountain wind project.<br />Green Mountain Power spokeswoman Dorothy Schnure says about 50 protesters were preventing a truck carrying a piece of a wind tower from turning into the construction site from the highway. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 20:10:29 +0000 Pat Bradley 43234 at http://wamc.org Protesters Block Highway at Vermont Wind Project Site