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The 2019 Vermont legislative session is now history, and it’s worth taking stock of its accomplishments, both positive and negative. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER | Vermonters are taking a cautious approach to the use of Roundup after the Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that the prime chemical ingredient does not cause cancer. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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The Vermont House Transportation Committee is considerng a Senate bill to expand the annual registered vehicle inspection to include inspection of emissions or on-board diagnostic systems for all vehicles up to 10 years old. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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When it comes to using state taxpayer dollars to advance his left-of-center political agenda, Vermont Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman isn’t shy. Read more

Editorials

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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

The Vermont Eagle

If conservatives are indeed governed by “cold logic” and not emotions, as Mr. Barcomb  claims, then the Republican Party has abandoned conservatism. Read more

Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

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PLATTSBURGH | Green groups and state officials are apoplectic over the Trump administration’s plan to roll back the Clean Power Plan. Read more

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WILLSBORO | Walking along a burbling river flowing through her adopted hometown, Rep. Elise Stefanik got a crash course in all-things aquatic, including the migration habits of salmon and habitat restoration. Read more

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LAKE CLEAR | Environmental groups are continuing to sound the alarm on what rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan may mean for the Adirondack Park. Read more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | The Environmental Protection Agency has fined the Town of Ticonderoga $50,000 for failing to bring an aging water system that flows out of Gooseneck Pond up to federal standards. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Scott Pruitt, the scandal-plagued administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, is out. Read more

The Sun

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Scott Pruitt, the embattled Environmental Protection Agency chief, was in the hot seat last week for a congressional grilling probing ethical lapses and a firehose of questions surrounding personal spending. Read more

The Sun

Spring is finally making its way into our lovely Adirondack mountains! I am anxious to get out and enjoy some much-needed sunshine and warm weather. Read more

Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

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PLATTSBURGH | Hopefuls seeking the Democratic nomination for New York’s 21st Congressional District touted their environmental bonafides during Earth Day events. Read more

The Sun

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RAY BROOK | Katie Wilson spent part of Earth Day Weekend touting her commitment to the environment to a group of undecided voters. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Lawmakers issued resolutions in the U.S. Senate and House on Wednesday formally calling for embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to step down. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Town of Ticonderoga has signed a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state Department of Health to bring the town’s water system into compliance with state and federal drinking water regulations. Read more

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SOUTH GLENS FALLS | The first question at Rep. Elise Stefanik’s town hall meeting was if she was going to host a town hall meeting. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The omnibus government spending bill passed by Congress and signed by the president last month rejects deep cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and fully funds the agency at 2017 spending levels. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Hyper-partisanship appears to be the new normal as the U.S. seems more divided than ever, a measure fueled by a bombastic president who relishes in upending all political conventions. Read more

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