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MONTPELIER | Vermont’s landmark energy policies are not solving the problems they were designed to solve, according to a March 12 report from Vermonters for a Clean Environment. more

Mar 23, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

RUTLAND TOWN | One of Rutland County’s largest solar array facilities is planned for agricultural land owned by Thomas Dairy property in 2018. more

Mar 21, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

ALBANY | Local National Grid customers will see an 11 percent increase in their electricity and gas rates over the next three years. more

Mar 20, 2018 9:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last Thursday passed a moratorium that will temporarily halt new commercial cryptocurrency operations from moving into the city for the next 18 months. more

Mar 19, 2018 2:00 PM The Sun

PLATTSBURGH | Mayor Colin Read is optimistic that rather than subsidizing cryptocurrency mining operations, city ratepayers could see some benefit. more

Mar 12, 2018 3:00 PM The Sun

As Vermont prepares for the July 1 legalization of “personal possession” of marijuana and next year’s looming legislative battle over full commercial cultivation and sale, there’s more bad news about the impact of marijuana use on suicide and traffic more

Feb 27, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | After a divisive start in Pownal last July, the Vermont Council on Rural Development has targeted Randolph for its next community to participate in the Climate Economy Model Communities program. more

Feb 21, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | Vermonters have stayed warm during winter since the days native Abenaki people hunted the woods and streams of  the future Green Mountain State. more

Feb 9, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | Billing itself as’s climate-resistance campaign, Fossil Free Fast kicked off an anti-Trump campaign 2020 lobbying effort Wednesday via the internet. more

Feb 7, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

RUTLAND | In a filing with the Vermont Public Utility Commission, Green Mountain Power is seeking to lower bills for customers by $6 million. more

Feb 1, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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NEW HAVEN | As of March of last year, the New Haven Town Plan cites Green Mountain Power as indicating that only a small portion of New Haven’s east side has available capacity left on its distribution lines. more

Jan 30, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

Low energy prices have helped lead the United States to its 101st consecutive month of economic recovery, the third longest in history, Vermont State Economist Tom Kavet on Nov. 30 told a one-day gathering of the Vermont Legislature. more

Dec 19, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | Devin Thurber, an engineering technician at SEC-Structural Energy Corp. in Middlebury, stands alongside a Smartflower solar-power array at the SEC’s office on Exchange Street. more

Dec 17, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has co-signed a letter expressing concern over drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). more

Dec 12, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun


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Vermont utilities have to import “offset” nuclear power via New Hampshire’s Seabrook Nuclear Power Station, a zero-carbon, high energy workhorse. more

Dec 12, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

Here’s an interesting insight into the arcane world of global renewable energy politics, based on the Oct. 30 column in Forbes by widely-read energy blogger Rod Adams. more

Dec 6, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MONTPELIER | In Colorado, commercial marijuana cultivation comprises about half of all demand for new electricity. more

Dec 5, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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NEWCOMB | David Hughes stood in the kitchen at Newcomb Central School, cutting pumpkins as light splashed through the windows on a brilliant autumn afternoon. more

Nov 23, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun


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MIDDLEBURY | Citizens of Middlebury and surrounding towns gathered on Oct. 26 as part of the Greater Middlebury Climate Economy Initiative to prioritize action ideas that will guide the work of the program moving forward. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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INDIAN LAKE | The Indian Lake Main Street Revitalization Committee sponsored a roundtable discussion last month to highlight energy efficiency programs available to local residents. more

Nov 6, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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  • The world's first nuclear power plant to produce electricity from the atom: Experimental Breeder Reactor 1, in the Great Basin Desert of Idaho. Photo taken July 2014.

  • Pictured: View of a SunCommon solar array at a residence from Dog Team Road in New Haven, Vt. The commercial array was built in 2014 in a residential zone. A similar commercial array is being proposed for a residential site Howland Road in Hubbardton, Vt.

  • Vermont's anti-nuclear activists helped shut down Vermont Yankee, now another nuclear power plant, Seabrook Station in New Hampshire—a power plant that Clamshell Alliance activists tried to stop in the 1970s—is now helping to keep the lights on in Vermont. (Jim Richmond photo)

  • Life-long Vermonters fleeing state for opportunities elsewhere (Photo: Wordpress)

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    Emily Masonville performs with the senior band during the annual spring concert on May 19 at Schroon Lake Central School.

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