• Biomass update Wednesday in Springfield
    March 12,2013
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    SPRINGFIELD — There will be a presentation Wednesday at the Unitarian-Universalist Church on Fairground Road to provide the community information about biomass power in Vermont. The event starts at 7 p.m.

    The event is being sponsored by North Springfield Action Group, which opposes the proposed 35 megawatt wood-fired power plant in North Springfield

    Hal Wilkins from Ramsey, McLaren, LLC, a planning and engineering firm from Westminster Station, will make a presentation.

    Wilkins has more than 30 years of experience in commercial and industrial project development and analysis, as well as resource, energy and financial management. He has expertise in biomass and alternative energy development.

    There will also be an update on the status of the proposed North Springfield biomass power facility, in particular the upcoming hearings before the Public Service Board. Technical hearings are slated to begin Thursday in Montpelier.

    NoSAG said the event was open to all, both supporters and opponents of biomass.
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