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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Vermonters opposed to a carbon tax were in Montpelier earlier this week wearing yellow reflective vests, just like their comrades in France last month. Read more


I would like to respond to Luke Dailey’s letter to the editor in the Dec. 8 issue of The Sun. 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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MIDDLEBURY | With the 2018 mid-term campaign and election season now over, Vermont legislators are enjoying a late-year respite before the start of a new legislative session in Montpelier starting in January. Read more

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Election Day results from Vermont and across the United States may profoundly affect state, national and global energy policy. 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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LONG LAKE | Residents are smarting over a series of power outages that have disrupted life just as winter has sunk its fangs into the remote mountainous region. Read more

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Are you aware the Adirondack Park Agency has quietly made a move toward embracing industrial wind and solar development inside the Blue Line... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | There’s natural gas and maybe even petroleum in them thar hills of Vermont. Read more

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PORT HENRY | In her primary job, Robin McKee is a prison nurse in Vermont where she is no stranger to conflict and anger. Read more

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MINEVILLE | Albany Engineering Corporation has reached an agreement with Hull Street Energy in Bethesda, Md., to join forces on the $300 million Moriah Hydro project, which will use abandoned iron mines to store renewable energy. Read more

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It was good to know that those running for our congressional seat discussed environmental matters, including climate change, during one of the debates. 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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SCHUYLER FALLS | After nearly a decade of paying down residents’ taxes with money from the town’s reserves, Schuyler Falls is running out of cash. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | More than any other issue, health care has animated the national and local political landscape during the midterm election cycle. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Teens in grades 7-12 in Addison and Rutland counties interested in teaching elementary school students about environmental topics relevant to Vermont are encouraged to apply to become a TRY for the Environment teen leader. 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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A year ago Gov. Phil Scott created the Vermont Climate Action Commission in response to clamor generated by the state’s environmental organizations determined to make Vermonters take bold action to defeat... Read more

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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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