In one of its first acts of the session, the Vermont House gave preliminary approval to bill banning the manufacture and sale of plastic beads used as exfoliants.
Economic development officials in the Northeast Kingdom recently voted against any new development of utility-scale wind projects in the region, citing concerns over community division. The executive committee for the Northeastern Vermont Development Association voted unanimously to recommend that the regional planning commission oppose future wind projects. The recommendation must be approved by the commission’s […]
Goddard College divested its endowment holdings in fossil fuel companies, the college announced this month, making it Vermont’s third educational institution to divest from the industry. At least 14 other colleges and universities have divested, including Sterling College and Green Mountain College, in an effort to pull financial capital away from the fossil fuel industry. […]