If built, the 1,000-megawatt power cable would establish a long-term funding source for a pollution-reduction effort on Lake Champlain that has been mandated by the federal government.
The Legislature would do well to heed common sense rather than rush to judgment about school governance in Vermont.
VTDigger looks at how implementing the Affordable Care Act is going in the six New England states — four that are building their own exchanges and two that are using the federal website.
Scott Brown said: “We have tea party members, fiscal conservatives, social conservatives, moderates and liberals, and we fight against each other, and we give the other side the ability to use that to tear us apart, to divide and conquer us.”
Using the Greenfield facility instead of other out-of-state sites is likely to save Vermont taxpayers more than $357,000 per year, projections supplied by DOC to the Legislature show. But in Greenfield, as in any prison setting, it’s about more than just the numbers. There is a human cost in the equation.
The Bennington-Berkshire Citizens Coalition will sponsor a free public forum, “An Open-Air Discussion About Biomass” on Saturday, November 20th, at 4 p.m., in Fellowship Hall at the First Congregational Church in Williamstown, MA.
Small facilities may be acceptable, one panelist said. “It all depends on how the material is collected,” he said. “Biomass can be done correctly or it can be a disaster,” he said.
Your agencies can stop the leak by shutting down the reactor, but they are waiting for you to give the nod.