June 20, 2013
Blogs, Vermont

Green Mountain Power has applied for a permit to kill endangered bats. Now’s your chance to tell ANR what you think!

Mountain Talk | June 17, 2013 | lowellmountainsnews.wordpress.com

A public meeting is scheduled for June 20 in Lowell, or send in your comments-  all the details are below:

The Agency of Natural Resources has received Endangered Species Permit applications for the taking of state threatened and endangered bat species incidental to the operation of two different wind power facilities: Green Mountain Power Corporation (Lowell)

A draft permit has been issued for takings of state threatened and endangered bats at these wind facilities.  The permit applications, recommendations from the Endangered Species Committee and draft permit may be found at:


A public meeting has been scheduled for:

        June 20, 2013 at 7 pm. at Lowell Graded School, 52 Gelo Park Road, Lowell, VT 05847

Public comments are welcome and must be received on or before 4:30 p.m. on June 24, 2013.  Comments may be sent by email to ANR.EndangeredPermit@state.vt.us or regular mail to:

Comments c/o Catherine Gjessing, General Counsel

Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife

Commissioner’s Office

1 National Life Building, Davis 2

Montpelier, Vermont 05620-3702

URL to article:  https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2013/06/20/green-mountain-power-has-applied-for-a-permit-to-kill-endangered-bats-nows-your-chance-to-tell-anr-what-you-think/