If all-payer is such a good solution, it will return in a better and better-understood form.
The proposed Stiles Brook Wind Project would offer a substantial positive impact on the economies of Windham and Grafton, promote rural vitality, help preserve working forest that is open to the community, and help fight climate change.
Should Vermonters be worried? Absolutely.
We cannot rely on hearsay or political campaign propaganda. The only way to judge a candidate is by their own words.
It was 30 years ago this month, my 12th birthday on a dairy farm in Randolph Center, that I received a brand new Stihl model 011 chainsaw from my folks.
As I look toward the future, I have no doubt the future of agriculture in Vermont will be very bright.
When it comes to climate change, the upcoming election poses stark contrasts that pit pollution against bold climate action.
After the Shelby County v. Holder decision, several states moved quickly to enact laws ostensibly aimed at combating voter fraud but actually designed to make it harder for non-white voters, who are presumed to vote Democratic, to exercise their franchise.
Most of the people in the administration at CCV seem to be kind and idealistic people — some, exceptionally so. Is it possible you are unaware of the plight of your faculty?
So far, the carbon tax bills that have been proposed in the Vermont Legislature have complicated ways to spend the money by adjusting the sales tax, creating new programs and contain discriminatory tax credits.
Assessing the need for industrial wind farms and their siting requires ethical values.
We must divest state assets from fossil fuels that are damaging our environment and fossil fuel companies that are clearly undertaking deceptive practices related to fossil fuels.
We see the development of the Stiles Brook Wind Project as the best path to continue environmentally conscious and sustainable management, promote rural vitality, and help fight climate change.
The prospect that any project will receive a certificate of public good regardless of what any private citizen does or says indicates that it really doesn’t matter what kind of illusion of participation the public is granted.