Vermont Gas knew in March that the first phase of its pipeline expansion project in Addison County would cost 40 percent more than the utility originally estimated, but the utility failed to tell the Public Service Board or the public until July because of an "overabundance of caution," the company says.
PEMBROKE — Local residents were joined by people from other Washington County communities Friday in railing against and questioning a proposed project to build a dam-like structure across the Pennamaquan River to generate electricity
MONTPELIER- State regulators on Thursday asked for a $35,000 fine against Vermont Gas Systems for being slow to file a new and higher cost estimate for phase one of a natural gas pipeline expansion in western Vermont
Monkton resident Claire Broughton, who has resisted Vermont Gas' earlier overtures, said late Tuesday afternoon that she hadn't been notified of the latest offer. Compensation for a right-of-way is a non-issue for Broughton.
PENOBSCOT, Maine — Oysters have developed a heavy presence in a tidal estuary that separates three Blue Hill Peninsula towns, and not everybody is celebrating their arrival. It’s not the mere presence of the mollusks that some people object to so much. It’s the way they have moved in.
PLYMOUTH — The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has set new odor limits for composting facilities that deal with municipal solid waste — including controversial compost manufacturer Soil Preparation Inc.
GROTON — The amount of sound emitted by the Groton Wind facility in town and in surrounding towns is within the state’s guidelines for such projects, according to a contractor that just conducted tests for the owners of Groton Wind. But two of the original complainants, a Rumney couple, about the sound from the plant’s 400-foot towers, says the sound tests were not done in the right spot.