Posts Tagged ‘ Colebrook ’

Colebrook wind turbine plan approved, but battles go on

Dec 11th, 2012 | By

Nearly 18 months after the Connecticut Siting Council approved a pair of industrial wind turbines in Colebrook, the turbines have yet to see the light of day, as the main players in the battle over the turbines are still at work. For more on this story, visit: Colebrook wind turbine plan approved, but battles go

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Wind Farm Opponents Lose Cases In Colebrook

Oct 9th, 2012 | By

Opponents of the planned wind farms in Colebrook have lost their case in state Superior Court, as a judge said their claims that the six turbines, as tall as a 40-story building, would not unduly hurt the environment or harm the neighbors. For more on this story, visit: Wind Farm Opponents Lose Cases In Colebrook

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Superior Court judge OKs Conn. wind power farm

Oct 4th, 2012 | By

New Britain Superior Court Judge Henry Cohn has rejected opponents’ claims that the six turbines proposed for Colebrook would unduly hurt the environment or harm neighbors.

Connecticut Siting Council tackling regulations for future wind turbines (w/video)

Jul 30th, 2012 | By

NEW BRITAIN — Just over one year before Tuesday’s meeting at the Connecticut Siting Council headquarters, the council signed off on two proposed wind turbine installations in Colebrook. On July 24, most of the players in the battle over those turbines reconvened at the council’s offices to discuss proposed regulations for future turbines. For more

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State board’s wind power approval appealed

Jul 17th, 2011 | By

The group opposed to the construction of six wind turbines in Colebrook that were approved by the Connecticut Siting Council last month has appealed the council’s decision.

June 2 approval of one Colebrook wind turbine may ease passage of another

Jun 4th, 2011 | By

With Colebrook South passing the Connecticut Siting Council’s muster, its other half saw favorable opinions on Thursday. The council released its draft findings of fact on June 2, as well as taking a straw poll to judge which way the winds might blow on the state’s second residential wind generation facility. Colebrook South — which

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Ready For Vote On Wind Power In Colebrook

May 21st, 2011 | By

The opponents of a wind power project in town are feeling optimistic that the Connecticut Siting Council will not approve its construction, after a similar project proposed by the same company in the New Haven County town of Prospect was rejected. The council reviewed a 35-page summary of findings about the first Colebrook application. BNE

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Legislators Hear Arguments For and Against Wind Farm Moratorium

Feb 4th, 2011 | By

Citizens groups from Colebrook and Prospect told lawmakers Thursday they should approve a proposed bill that would put a moratorium on any commercial wind turbine projects until state regulations governing their placement are developed.

Spin, baby, spin: Connecticut debates wind turbines

Jan 18th, 2011 | By

An updated version of Reagan’s action was Sarah Palin’s “Drill, baby, drill.” Now there is another battle cry being heard throughout the country and especially in New England: “Spin, baby spin.” Wind energy proposals in the Connecticut towns of Prospect and Colebrook have stirred much discussion. Some who live near the projected sites are calling

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Colebrook wind power foes say it’s not ‘NIMBY’

Jan 9th, 2011 | By

FairWindCT’s opposition to the proposed wind farms straddling Route 44 does not, according to president Joyce Hemingson, stem from just their location.

Neighbors resist plan for Colebrook wind farm

Dec 29th, 2010 | By

BNE Energy’s plan to build a wind farm in rural Colebrook is running into strong opposition by some residents.

Proposed Colebrook wind project scrutinized

Nov 11th, 2010 | By

A pair of related projects to bring wind power to Connecticut, starting in Colebrook, faced public scrutiny at Town Hall.