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GMP seeks permit over bats



WCAX - 10:23 am Thu Jun 20th, 2013

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is holding a hearing on Green Mountain Power's request to allow its wind power project on Lowell Mountain to kill up to four bats a year.

The utility says it would have to stop its turbines from spinning at night for six months to a year to eliminate any risk to the little brown bats known to fly on the mountain.

Idling the turbines would cost the utility about $4 million a year in reduced power output.

Read the whole story in the WCAX: http://www.wcax.com/story/22640140/gmp-seeks-permi...

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Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

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