Matthew Dickerson: Wild birds part of wastewater solution

One of numerous sad stories of environmental devastation in Florida has been its many efforts spanning well over a century to drain its wonderful wetlands, including even the famed Everglades. So it’s encouraging to hear stories of creative problem-solving, healing and restoration.

Wastewater improvements on tap for Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace, which operates a major helicopter systems development and manufacturing facility in Vergennes, will use a $921,566 government grant to help build a wastewater pretreatment system. 

ARPA grant to help Collins treat wastewater

An American Rescue Plan Act grant of $829,409 awarded by the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation jointly to Collins Aerospace and the city of Vergennes will ease the Panton Road firm’s burden on the city’s wastewater system.

Wastewater-to-energy plant gets state’s OK

MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Public Utility Commission has OK’d a New Hampshire company’s proposal to build a facility in Middlebury’s industrial park that will convert wastewater from area businesses into electric power. With a Certificate of Public Good (CP … (read more)

Waste-to-energy plant faces state review

MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Public Utilities Commission (PUC) during the coming months will review plans for a proposed resource recovery center at 183 Industrial Ave. that would transform industrial wastewater into energy and potentially provide a low-cost … (read more)

Middlebury strikes deal with energy company

MIDDLEBURY — The Massachusetts firm that is proposing to build a plant off Exchange Street to convert organic wastewater into electric power has reached an agreement with the Middlebury selectboard that will lower its fees to connect to the town’s wastewa … (read more)

Middlebury wastewater-to-energy proposal gains momentum

MIDDLEBURY — Developers of a proposed resource recovery center that would transform industrial wastewater into energy are now seeking the necessary state and local permits to build the facility off Middlebury’s Exchange Street. A multi-million-dollar Purp … (read more)