Spikes in prices like those experienced last winter are not expected, but many of the conditions that contributed to the high cost still exist.
Stricter limits on the amount of sulfur in heating fuels went into effect Tuesday. The new limits will reduce the environmental impacts of haze-causing sulfur dioxide emissions into the atmosphere. State officials say haze can cause cardiovascular and respiratory health problems and damage the environment. Several Northeastern states want to curb air pollution by transitioning […]
Vermont’s congressional delegation is calling on the Obama administration to temporarily curb propane exports to drive down record high prices caused by domestic shortages. “We urge you to act quickly to temporarily restrict propane exports to increase the domestic supply of propane, which will help reduce the financial burden on poor and middle-class families across […]
Editor’s note: This op-ed is by Matt Cota, the executive director of the Vermont Fuel Dealers Association More Vermont households than ever before will be receiving home heating assistance and food stamps this year. Unemployment remains high as companies across Vermont are forced to cut expenses to stay in business. Yet during this economic downturn, […]