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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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According to Vermont Senate bill S113, approved by the 2019 Legislature and now awaiting approval on Gov. Phil Scott’s desk, the statewide ban on point-of-sale plastic bags, straws and coffee stirrers will take effect July 1, 2020. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Selectboard made the following appointments to a new ad hoc committee that has been formed to develop a draft of an ordinance regulating single-use plastic bags in Middlebury, as approved by the voters at Town Meeting... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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QUEENSBURY | Since 2011, a group of environmentally-conscious citizens have been giving presentations, visiting classrooms, circulating petitions and lobbying Warren County officials to enact a countywide ban on single-use plastic bags. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury’s Town Meeting Day 2019, held at the Middlebury Union High School auditorium on March 4, will likely be remembered by residents as a day for a changing of the guard... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | With the new year’s arrival, Warren County government is facing a three-way contest to chair the county Board of Supervisors. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The results are in. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Two public hearings on a county-wide ban on retail stores bagging purchases in single-use plastic bags are to be held this next week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council has written and released an online survey designed to garner public opinion on imposing a plastic straw ban. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | A proposed countywide ban on retail stores bagging purchases in single-use plastic bags is headed toward two public hearings. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | After a local student took to City Hall to implore his elected officials to impose a ban on plastic straws, the Plattsburgh Common Council is considering doing just that. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A mainstay in the grocery industry is no longer welcome at the Plattsburgh Interfaith Food Shelf. Read more

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lake george | The Warren County Board of Supervisors Legislative and Rules Committee decided to support the governor’s proposed ban on single use plastic shopping bags while continuing to work on its own legislation. Read more

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to ban single-use plastic bags and is calling on the state legislature to approve a bill before the session concludes next month. Read more

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