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Senators say three year wind moratorium is "urgent"



Vt Digger - - 9:17 am Thu Nov 15th, 2012

Two senators - a Democrat and a Republican - are pushing for a three-year moratorium on large-scale wind development in Vermont, and Republican House leaders support similar legislation.

But the measure may be stopped fast in its tracks when it slams into House Speaker Shap Smith, D-Morrisville, and the wall of Democrats at his back.

Sens. Joe Benning, R-Caledonia, and Bob Hartwell, D-Bennington, are spearheading a bill that they and other legislators hope to present to the Senate at the beginning of the session.

Read the whole story in the Vt Digger - : http://vtdigger.org/2012/11/14/senators-say-three-...

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