The state of New York has banned hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking. The state’s top health official said it would be “reckless” to allow fracking without more research on its environmental effects.
Town officials say they have reached a one-year tax agreement with Vermont Yankee owner Entergy, a deal that will establish a value for the nuclear plant when it is no longer producing power.
St. Albans Mayor Liz Gamache has been named director of Efficiency Vermont. Gamache will replace current director Jim Merriam on Jan. 19, according to a news release. Efficiency Vermont is an arm of the Vermont Energy Investment Corp. and serves as the state’s energy efficiency utility. Merriam will serve as VEIC’s operations director, overseeing work […]
A state’s attorney decided not to file charges against the dozens of protesters who were arrested during a rally against the Addison County natural gas pipeline at the Pavilion Office Building in Montpelier this fall. Washington County State’s Attorney Thomas Kelley said Monday he did not charge the protesters for a variety of reasons, including […]