Conservation Law Foundation

Sandra Levine: Next steps for climate action

Now is not the time to rest on Vermont’s past success or take a pause in our commitment to tackle climate change. Our actions need to match our resolve.

Group asks justices to force PSB to reopen pipeline permit

The Conservation Law Foundation says its appeal is less about stopping the pipeline, which is already in use, than holding the Public Service Board accountable to the law regarding permits.

Sandra Levine: Cleaning up Vermont Yankee

In approving any transfer, regulators must be certain that the new owner is up to the task and that effective oversight is in place for the work being done.

Advocates: State action needed now to fund Lake Champlain cleanup

Environmental advocates say a long-term revenue source for pollution mitigation needs to be put in place quickly.

Union, environmental group seek role in Yankee sale review

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Conservation Law Foundation cite economic, safety and environmental issues.

Vermont Conservation Voters to Release Environmental Common Agenda of 2017 Legislative Priorities

News Release — Vermont Conservation Voters January 31, 2017 Contact: Lauren Hierl, Vermont Conservation Voters Political Director, C: (860) 670-2629, [email protected] VCV and partners to release guide of top environmental priorities and proposed legislative solutions for lawmakers in 2017 Montpelier, VT – Today, Vermont Conservation Voters will release its 2017 Vermont Environmental Common Agenda of […]

Sandra Levine: Want affordability? Go green

Hats off to Gov. Scott for using his first public appearance to stand up for Vermont’s ambitious but achievable goal of using 90 percent renewable energy by 2050.

Environmentalists ally with fuel seller in challenging ANR

The Conservation Law Foundation wants to join the fight over planned changes at Exit 16 in Colchester. The issue is water pollution, although some say it’s a proxy war over business competition.

Sandra Levine: Climate action now

When action is thwarted at the federal level, our regional, state, municipal and business efforts have room to succeed.

Environmental groups, others throw support behind Burlington Town Center project

BURLINGTON — Environmental, energy and transportation groups have thrown their support behind a $220 million redevelopment of the current Burlington Town Center. The Conservation Law Foundation, the Vermont Natural Resource Council, the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, the Burlington Electric Commission, and the Chittenden County Regional Transportation Commission all publicly support the new mall and housing […]

Public Service Board to consider re-evaluation of Vermont Gas pipeline permit

Whether an increase in the project’s cost constitutes a “significant change” is key.

James Maroney: Addressing pollution in Lake Champlain

I and tens of thousands of others believe that clean water is an absolute value and that all persons and all industries in Vermont must adjust their activities to accomplish it.

Diane Derrick: Make room for public on Vermont Gas pipeline

With Vermont’s energy future in the balance and growing public interest, another pipeline hearing is a good sign.

Elena Mihaly: Progress five years after Irene

It’s worth asking why our rivers caused so much damage, and what we can do to avoid similar loss of life and property in the future.