She’s Emily Boedecker, most recently of the nonprofit group Local Motion. The governor also filled a job that remained open at the Public Service Department.
They went into effect without the usual vetting by the Legislature. The chair of the committee that reviews rules says the Public Service Board may have overstepped.
“Neighbors look after each other, and I really did feel like I treated my neighbor badly,” one resident said of the reason for his visit to a Canadian Muslim who was denied U.S. entry.
A new report underscores the risks and costs of dropping those assets from the state pension fund. But there might be other options, the treasurer said.
The bill would authorize the governor to enter into a cap-and-trade program. It’s a different approach from the carbon tax that stalled last year.
“We’ve got all these big box stores … with ugly roofs,” Sen. Claire Ayer said while calling for a study of whether those surfaces could generate electricity.
One piece of legislation would ban retailers from providing them, while the other would impose a 10-cent fee for each bag.
The fund will need a new revenue stream if it’s to continue, says a legislative report. Supporters say it represents a good investment.
An agreement with the state will cap the company’s income for three years as a penalty for shortcomings in handling the early stages of the project, whose costs ballooned.
Critics of Vermont’s renewable energy goals have argued that state leaders are pursuing an agenda legislators never endorsed.
Vermonters throw away nearly 400,000 tons of refuse each year.
Regional planners at Friday’s meeting said they had hundreds of millions of dollars worth of infrastructure needs in their communities.
The facility’s permit says it must shut down under those conditions. The fine resulted from complaints called in by residents who live nearby.
Markus Austin was the first player on the semi-professional basketball team, the Vermont Frost Heaves.