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Opinion: Our lawmakers cave to energy corporations’ power play

This is my perspective:
One of the reasons I enjoy living in Vermont is that our legislators held a sense that in our state, we would not be led around by outside influences. 
Act 250 is a law that empowers people, it is a safety net for the well being of both people and environment in which we live.
In the past two years two bills have passed through our legislators which take all rights away from local governing communities. It takes away any say about where energy projects are placed.
Presently the Central Vermont Public Service merged into Green Mountain Power which is owned by a foreign power (Gouvernement du Quebec) which means Vermont’s electricity and natural gas future will be controlled by a foreign government.
It seems that most of the governmental environmental agencies are helpless in assisting local communities and people who are affected by wind tower farms placement or solar farm projects. 
Problem, reaction and solutions seem to be centrally controlled through the large energy corporations.
This is about making money, power over others and blatant abuse of power.
Vermont’s corporate legislative session is finished.
Fred Person
Starksboro

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