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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont farmers, long the unfair main target of environmentalists concerned about high-phosphorous runoff into the Lake Champlain basin, are aware of the enormous cost of cleaning up the lake. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY - This year, Republican candidates like Jack Williams and Brook Paige weren’t the only ones worried about left-wing radicalism creeping into Vermont’s politics. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | State Rep. Amy Sheldon of East Middlebury has been named a Climate Champion by the social-justice activist group Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR). Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER — The Scott administration is digging in against a proposal by the House Natural Resource, Fish and Wildlife Committee to raise $30 million to clean up Lake Champlain and other bodies of water in Vermont. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER — The enormous cost of cleaning up Lake Champlain became apparent this week when Vermont Treasurer Beth Pearce announced a multi-million-dollar annual funding plan that would take 20 years to fully realize. Read more

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Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos (D) chaired the statewide canvassing committee for the general election in Montpelier. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Over the past legislative session, the issue of divesting state pension funds of fossil fuel investments received considerable debate both in the State House and around Vermont. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND — With national student loan debt tripling to more than $1 trillion over the past decade and Vermont’s graduates stuck with the highest debt-to-earnings ratio, state lawmakers are urging Congress to let students file for bankruptcy. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Vermont’s governor and state treasurer have different ideas about the subcommittee being formed to investigate fossil-fuel divestment for the state’s $4 billion retirement fund. Read more

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Vermont’s governor and state treasurer have different ideas about the subcommittee being formed to investigate fossil-fuel divestment for the state’s $4 billion retirement fund. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER — Vermont’s divestment fight has focused on the wisdom of shuffling assets in the state’s pension fund, but some observers say Gov. Peter Shumlin’s agenda could have consequences for Vermont’s captive insurance industry as well. Read more

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