Posts Tagged ‘ Vernon ’

As hydro plants begin relicensing, river groups set to participate

Nov 8th, 2012 | By

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has filed a notice of intent and pre-application document for five hydroelectric projects on the Connecticut River, including ones in Bellows Falls and Vernon, beginning the first phase of a regulatory process that will reach its final conclusions in 2018.Some of the two states’ NGOs wanting in on the

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Vernon Church Wins Recognition For Envionmental Efforts

Dec 27th, 2011 | By

While some faith groups decry the notion of global warming, St. John’s recently received a $1,000 grant from Interfaith Power and Light, a San Francisco-based national multi-faith organization that promotes religious groups’ responses to global warming. St. John’s had replaced original lighting and cut electricity use by more than 20 percent. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.