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The Dec. 11 Rutland Herald editorial, titled “Classic Conundrum,” asks whether Vermont should tax fossil fuels as “the best, most effective way to limit greenhouse gas emissions” or pass because it’s “a tough sell,”... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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 Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | U.S. Sen. Charles “Chuck” Schumer has become the latest lawmaker to blast the storage of unused rail cars in the Adirondacks. Read more

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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). Read more

The Sun

The tax bill that passed the Senate last week hurts North Country voters. Read more

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MINERVA | The Adirondack Park Agency and Department of Environmental Conservation are against a rail car storage plan. Read more

The Sun

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Two years after first being proposed, plans by the Saratoga & North Creek Railway to store unused train cars on state land in the southern Adirondacks has reignited controversy. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Hundreds of railcars are making their way to the Adirondack Park for long-term storage. Read more

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The United States is about to reach a major energy milestone. A new report predicts that the nation is on track to become a net energy exporter within the decade. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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KEENE — A Vietnam War veteran, a local herbalist and business owner, and a longtime Adirondack environmentalist all returned recently from wintry, wind-blown plains at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. Read more

The Sun

During the weekend of the memorable “Super Moon” that shone over Essex County, I stopped at a railroad crossing between Essex and Whallonsburg and watched a hundred tankers full of highly volatile Bakken Crude Oil pass by. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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SARANAC LAKE — Young voices, American Indian voices, science and silent words drawn across protest signs delivered messages of concern and hope at the Adirondack Climate Coalition march here last week. Read more

The Sun

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump don’t agree on much -- except the Renewable Fuel Standard. Too bad they’re both wrong. Read more

Letters to the Editor

DEC-led exercise to improve security, fight invasives involves 17 state, federal and local agencies Read more

The Sun

Oil trains have been a hot topic now for several years. Read more

Letters to the Editor

The recent oil train derailment in Mosier, OR, should be an additional wake-up call for folks in the Champlain Valley who also host the movement of crude by rail through their communities. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Two recent letters to The Sun discuss oil trains and their risk to the North Country an important local and national issue. Read more

Letters to the Editor

On “Bomb Trains” Michael Calitri wrote a letter chastising those who oppose “crude oil transport by trains,” urging them to do research “before they shoot the North Country in the foot.” Read more

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Advocates of crude oil transport by train should do research before they shoot the North Country in the foot! Read more

Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH — A coalition of environmental groups and public officials gathered last week to call for a federal ban of oil transport by trains along the shorelines and communities of Lake Champlain and the Hudson River. Read more

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