In a long-awaited decision, the court said this first stage — nearly three dozen homes and 200 condos, plus a base lodge and commercial buildings — will actually improve water quality in nearby Roaring Brook.
Critics hoped to retain language that would have declared a public health emergency over wind turbines noise, but wind advocates say there is no good evidence supporting claims that the sound endanger human health.
The rules are meant to better protect Lake Champlain from pollution. But they will shorten some Vermont farmers’ growing season by more than a week, an agriculture consultant said at a public hearing in St. Albans.
At a rally in Burlington, Bill McKibben praised the New York and Massachusetts attorneys general for having “bravely” launched investigations into whether Exxon Mobil deceived its investors about climate change.
The Public Service Board said a second spent fuel pad won’t hurt the environment and will promote the state’s general good by hastening the transfer of spent nuclear fuel from the pools in which it now sits.
The digital intruders probably took names, addresses or other information of people who bought licenses but are not believed to have gotten usable bank card information, officials say. The attacks are thought to have been against the servers of a vendor.
The EPA’s announcement gives Vermont the green light to begin clean up efforts.
Vermont Gas Systems wants to use two-thirds of a $21 million ratepayer fund to temporarily limit the expected rate increases customers will pay to cover $134 million of the cost of the controversial pipeline.
The New York Public Service Commission denied the application because it wants more information. New Haven’s Selectboard and some residents have come out in favor of the project after winning more compensation for the town.
Gov. Peter Shumlin signed a bill into law Monday that proponents say will impose tougher sound standards on wind turbines and give towns a greater say over where renewable projects are built. Shumlin signed the bill at the Addison County Regional Planning Commission office in Middlebury, in a county where a number of large-scale energy […]
A Brattleboro company is studying whether mixing in urine can save on fertilizer costs.
In a showdown with House Speaker Shap Smith, GOP leaders declined to see if he was bluffing. After nearly 12 hours of maneuvering, they yielded to the inevitable, and the replacement legislation got its vote.
The program was created by an industry group representing energy efficiency contractors. Available funding includes payments of $5,000 for eligible customers in the former Central Vermont Public Service Corp. territory.
House minority leader Don Turner says lawmakers should leave the bill as is and override the governor’s veto.