The limitations of the oversight committee’s role were central to its debate over the controversial proposal.
The long-running debate over sound from wind turbines got a hearing Thursday before a legislative committee reviewing changes to sound limits sought by the Public Service Board.
The board backed off somewhat from a stricter proposal before sending the new standards to legislators for review. Both supporters and opponents of wind power panned the rules.
A legislative committee determined that regulators overstepped with a new rule on net metering. Now the PSB will say how it plans to respond, while lawmakers consider an end-run.
News Release — Vermont Dairy Producers Alliance Nov. 3, 2016 Contact: Bill Rowell [email protected] Montpelier, Vermont/November 3, 2016 The Vermont Dairy Producers Alliance (Alliance) has worked tirelessly over the summer, throughout the public hearing and rulemaking process on Agricultural Practices Rule for the Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program. The rule from the beginning lacked […]
During storms an excess volume of combined sewage and runoff drain untreated into nearby waterways.
Vermont Legal Aid says a small portion of those who currently qualify for long term-care under Choices for Care might no longer be eligible under the new rules. State disagrees.
A legislative committee rejected a rule that would allow nurses to forcibly medicate a psychiatric patient without a physician evaluation. The Shumlin administration must now decide whether to impose the rule or ask the full Legislature for a change in statute.
Condos persuades lawmakers that rule giving naturopaths same prescribing powers as physicians should stand. Medical society withdraws objection.
Secretary of State tells rules committee the proposed regulation did ‘everything LCAR asked.’
The main area of contention surrounds who should tend to mentally ill patients within an hour after they have been involuntarily restrained or secluded.
LCAR agreed to the new limits Thursday but, to advocates’ disappointment, did not oppose a portion of the rule that required the applicant’s contribution of 50 percent of their gross monthly income toward their emergency housing costs.
Part of the reason Vermont has been lagging behind other places is that state statute hasn’t adequately classified commercial composting. Is it solid waste management or agriculture?