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BURLINGTON | Peck Electric Co., a commercial solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company based in Burlington, has announced the completion of seven solar projects in the fourth quarter of 2018... Read more

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The Democrats’ Green New Deal’s dismissal of nuclear power dooms it to failure as a realistic plan to reduce carbon emissions, according to some climate change experts. Read more

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Vermont and France have at least two attributes in common — both produce world class cheese and both have a low carbon footprint. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Nearly 11 months later, the City of Plattsburgh’s moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mining operations will remain in place. Read more

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MONTPELIER | To listen to the renewable power industry and its supporters in the Vermont Legislature, you might think carbon taxation is the only certain way to reduce CO2 emissions. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the New Year on the horizon, it’s time to take a look at the top stories of 2018. Read more

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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

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I believe that it is time for the people in this area to say, “Enough is enough!” Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A local entrepreneur has designed a mechanism that may be able to capture wasted heat from cryptocurrency mining rigs and funnel it where it could prove useful — commercial and municipal buildings. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Work is slated to begin to refurbish the county-owned building anchoring the fairgrounds in Westport. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The long-awaited relocation of the town highway garage to the municipal industrial park is to occur before the onset of winter, Warrensburg Supervisor Kevin Geraghty announced recently at the October town board meeting. Read more

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The past six years I have served in the Vermont House for the Addison 3 district, comprised of Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes, and Waltham. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Over seven months into an 18-month moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mining operations in the City of Plattsburgh, the long-promised zoning regulations designed to address health and safety concerns stemming from those... Read more

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MONTPELIER | You may have taken it easy on Labor Day, but Vermont’s electricity grid worked extra hard to keep the lights on– and boy, does it ever charge for overtime. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The use of hydrogen as an alternative to fossil fuels is catching on in Europe, where two dozen nations last week pledged to boost research funding into the technology. Read more

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BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE | In the summer of 1882, guests of the exquisite, six-story Prospect House hotel in Blue Mountain Lake could do something no one else in the world could, not in New York City, Paris or London: Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | According to a selectboard meeting highlights report by Chris English, assistant town manager, on July 31, the Middlebury Selectboard approved a request from Purpose Energy, Inc. for a waiver of the 45-day notification requirement ... Read more

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PORT HENRY | The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has accepted the application of a group of Albany engineers for the ambitious Moriah hydroelectric project, bringing much-anticipated construction one step closer to reality. Read more

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MORIAH | This could be the year the Moriah Mines Hydro Project finally starts construction, says Town Supervisor Thomas Scozzafava. Read more

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BRANDON | A large solar power project planned for a rural section of Brandon has some town officials and neighbors upset. Read more

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