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News Stories about VELCO's proposed power line project



Power lines vs. the public good, Rutland Herald, Nov. 11, 2004

Powerline project jolts local budgets, Burlington Free Press, November 11, 2004

Shelburne advocates for underground transmission lines, Vermont Public Radio, November 10, 2004

Residents Band Together To Stop Power Line Installation, The Champlain Channel, November 10, 2004

Shelburne group urges power lines be buried, Burlington Free Press, November 9, 2004

VELCO says underground transmission lines too expensive, Vermont Public Radio, November 8, 2004

Ferry Road residents challenge proposed power line location, Burlington Free Press, October 1, 2004

Ad-hoc group plans potlock, update on lines, Burlington Free Press, October 1, 2004

Childhood leukaemia risk doubles within 100 metres of high voltage power lines, Medical News Today, 15 September 2004

Charlotte on top of powerline upgrade, Burlington Free Press, September 2, 2004

Electric Grid's Reliability Focus of PR Campaign, Vermont Public Radio, July 20, 2004

New Californian Power Lines Stir Health Debate, Planet Ark, July 20, 2004

Public Service Board Requests More Information on Power Line Upgrade, Vermont Public Radio, July 7, 2004

Residents question VELCO power plan, Rutland Herald, June 25, 2004

VELCO hearings resume next weekend; town loses round, Associated Press, June 2, 2004

Public Service Board rejects town's objection to transmission project, Vermont Public Radio, June 1, 2004

New Lines Cheaper, More Reliable Than Conservation, Burlington Free Press Commentary, April 23, 2004

Conserve power before building lines, Burlington Free Press Commentary, April 15, 2004

Reliable electricity, Burlington Free Press Commentary, April 11, 2004

A Cancer Threat In Our Backyards, Hartford Courant Op-Ed, April 4, 2004

VELCO project debated in Charlotte, Burlington Free Press, March 19, 2004

About 150 turn out for second hearing on power lines, Associated Press, March 19, 2004

Ferrisburgh ponies up $40,000 to fight VELCO, Burlington Free Press, March 3, 2004

Power lines safe for residents, Burlington Free Press Commentary, February 13, 2004

Power line hearings leave some in the dark, Burlington Free Press, February 12, 2004

Alternatives to power line project will be heard, Vermont Public Radio, February 12, 2004

End Gridlock, Seven Days letters to the editor, February 10, 2004

Experts debate harm of electromagnetic fields, Burlington Free Press, February 8, 2004

Power line neighbors fear electromagnetic field, Burlington Free Press, February 8, 2004

High-voltage lines, negative ions and rats, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 7, 2004

VELCO to move lines to bypass towns, Burlington Free Press, February 7, 2004

VELCO to change route of upgraded transmission lines, Vermont Public Radio, February 7, 2004

VELCO proposes power line route changes, Associated Press, Ferbuary 6, 2004

State's energy policies under fire from lawmakers, Associated Press, February 2, 2004

Power lines not needed, Rutland Herald Letter to the editor, January 28, 2004

Power line plan praised, criticized to committee, Associated Press, January 28, 2004

The jungle, Burlington Free Press Letter to the editor, January 1, 2004

Power upgrade considered, Burlington Free Press, December 22, 2003

VELCO official confirms willingness to bypass downtown Vergennes, Addison Independent, December 18, 2003

Douglas administration supports power line upgrades, Associated Press, December 17, 2003

Say no to upgrade, Burlington Free Press letter to the editor, November 28, 2003

New Haven set to fight VELCO line, substation, Addison Independent, November 20, 2003

VELCO in Shelburne, Shelburne News, November 13, 2003

VELCO sees little uproar in Middlebury, Addison Independent, November 13, 2003

VELCO says upgrade is key to energy reliability, Vermont Public Radio, November 12, 2003

Upgrades Should Be Denied, Burlington Free Press Commentary, November 2, 2003

Power Upgrades Needed, Burlington Free Press Commentary, November 2, 2003

Power lines are unnecessary, Rutland Herald letter to the editor, November 1, 2003

Vergennes officials pose big questions for VELCO power line planners, Addison Independent, October 27, 2003

Chamber backs power lines, Rutland Herald letter to the editor, October 23, 2003

Vergennes officials unanimously oppose power line plan, Addison Independent, October 20, 2003

Critics pan VELCO upgrade at Brandon hearing, Addison Independent, October 2, 2003

Residents air concerns about power line upgrades, Associated Press, October 1, 2003

New lines vital for reliable power, Burlington Free Press Commentary, October 1, 2003

Businesses back power line upgrade, Burlington Free Press, October 1, 2003

Power Project Sparks Debate, WCAX TV, September 30, 2003

Electrical fields and cancer, Rutland Herald letter to the editor, September 24, 2003

VT upgrade a priority for New England electric grid, Vermont Public Radio, September 9, 2003

PSB is rushing VELCO project, Times Argus letter to the editor, September 8, 2003

Public hearings set to discuss power line upgrade, Associated Press, September 4, 2003

Maine criticizes electricity upgrades, Portland Press Herald, August 28, 2003

A Lesson From the Blackout: Free Markets Often Need Rules, Wall Street Journal, August 28, 2003

Outage showed Vt's strengths, weaknesses, Rutland Herald, August 23, 2003

Blackout expected to generate more interest in alternative power sources, Associated Press, August 23, 2003

Keeping the lights on, Burlington Free Press Editorial, August 22, 2003

Plan would split costs of transmission line upgrade, Vermont Public Radio, August 20, 2003

Douglas calls for transmission line upgrade, Vermont Public Radio, August 20, 2003

After blackout, New England ponders energy upgrade, Associated Press, August 19, 2003

Power dynamics, Associated Press, August 16, 2003

Vermont's protective systems worked in blackout, Vermont Public Radio, August 16, 2003

VELCO powerline project underscores changing energy use in Vermont, Addison Independent, August 14, 2003

Energy efficiency crucial to Vermont's future, Burlington Free Press commentary, August 12, 2003

High voltage power line, Vermont Public Radio Commentary, August 1, 2003

Power line opponents seek delay, Vermont Public Radio, July 22, 2003

VELCO will notify landowners about new power line, Vermont Public Radio, July 18, 2003

Major power line upgrade criticized, Associated Press, July 16, 2003

VELCO defends need for electricity transmission line, Vermont Public Radio, July 15, 2003

Upgrade planned for Vermont electric supply lines, Vermont Public Radio, June 5, 2003

Western Vt. power line still considered, Associated Press, Oct. 9, 2002

Transmission line may ease bottleneck in electric grid, Vermont Public Radio, October 8, 2002

VELCO again considers new transmission lines across county, Addison Independent, November 26, 2001