Work Suspended On Lowell Wind Project

Green Mountain Power says work started on its Lowell Mountain wind project without state permission. The work included filling in a wetland that was supposed to be protected to lessen the impact of the ridgeline development. The Agency of Natural Resources is now investigating.

Landowners Concerned About Power Lines Near Wind Project

A proposal for 20 turbines on Lowell Mountain has stirred controversy in the Northeast Kingdom. But there’s another piece of the project that hasn’t received as much attention. Utilities want to build a new, 15-mile power line to get the wind power out to the grid. The line would cross many pieces of private property. And some landowners don’t like it.