Health workers have already seen a record number of anaplasmosis cases, spread by the same species that carries Lyme disease.
A working group made up of Scott administration officials failed to fulfill a legislative charge to find funding for phosphorus clean up.
The group Vermonters for a Clean Environment is asking for communications between members of a legislative committee reviewing wind rules and wind energy supporters.
The number of pages of rules was trimmed from 31 to 10, said Gov. Phil Scott. Yet officials say there will be no reduction in the level of care patients receive.
Police are expected to shutdown the homeless encampment in Burlington’s South End early next week.
Several lawmakers argued the night-time noise limit seemed arbitrary or in conflict with the legislative intent of in a new state statute.
Vermont Gas lawyer Craig Nolan argued that a substantial change to a project’s cost isn’t a substantial change to the project.
A constitutional challenge to a grant that Cabot plans to make is still pending. But the high court Friday lifted an injunction blocking the payment, saying the church is likely to prevail.
The Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules will weigh in next week on standards that some say are so strict they would effectively end utility-scale wind.
In late September, only three days before proposed rates for a small number of customers were to take effect, the utility asked regulators for an extension on what had been an August deadline.
VNRC’s Jon Groveman said the proposed rule “signals to the public a lack of regard for the safety of swimmers, paddlers and other non-motorized users.”
At an energy conference, the governor said the biggest threat facing the country was political polarization.
Keynote speakers Attorney General TJ Donovan and Anthony Roisman, the chair of the Vermont Public Utility Commission is leading the nation in less reliance on fossil fuels.
The retiree organization argues that state law prohibits current ratepayers from being forced to subsidize future Vermont Gas customers.