Vermont Public Service Board

New England News
10:40 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Utility To Pay $109K For Turbine Noise Monitoring

Green Mountain Power's Kingdom Community Wind
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The Vermont Public Service Board has ordered Green Mountain Power to pay to continuously monitor turbine noise at the Lowell wind project as part of a penalty for noise violations last year.

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New England News
5:15 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Vermont Board Says Pipeline Project Can Continue

The state Public Service Board says Vermont Gas can continue its natural gas pipeline project in Addison County despite a 40 percent increase in the project's costs.

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New England News
8:40 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Group Wants Pipeline Permit Change

The Conservation Law Foundation wants the state to halt construction on the Vermont Gas Pipeline until regulators approve additional costs.

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New England News
7:15 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Entergy Submits Petition For Expanded Spent Fuel Storage

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
Credit Courtesy NRC and Entergy Corp.

The owner of Vermont Yankee has taken a step to fulfill one of the items in an agreement with the state leading to the shut down of the nuclear power plant.

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North Country News
1:30 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Vermont Public Service Board Holds Hearing On Natural Gas Pipeline

The debate over a proposed natural gas pipeline extension from Vermont to the International Paper Mill in Ticonderoga, New York, continued Wednesday night as the Vermont Public Service Board held a public hearing on the issue.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

Vermont And Entergy Reach Agreement On Future Of Vermont Yankee Operations

Vermont Yankee
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After years of contentious debate and legal battles, the state of Vermont and Entergy, the company that owns the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant announced on Monday afternoon that a settlement has been reached that will end all ongoing litigation and delineate a compressed decommissioning schedule.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Small VT Utility Ordered To Stop Net Metering

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Vermont regulators have ordered the Washington Electric Co-operative to suspend its net metering program, saying the small utility is violating state law.

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North Country News
8:15 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

VT Gas Asks OK for 2nd Phase of Pipeline

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Vermont's only natural gas provider has formally asked for approval to build a second section of its proposed pipeline expansion, which would go across Lake Champlain to the International Paper plant in Ticonderoga, N.Y.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Pipeline Hearing Contentious

Addison Natural Gas Project map
Credit Vermont Public Service Board

The Vermont Public Service Board held a hearing on a proposed new natural gas pipeline Tuesday, leading to an at times raucous, tense exchange between opponents and board members.

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North Country News
10:15 am
Sun September 8, 2013

Anti-Wind Tower Residents Want VT Governor's Help

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Residents in the Vermont town of Newark are asking Governor Peter Shumlin to appeal a state ruling that would allow a developer to erect test towers to monitor wind speeds in the area.

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