A nonradiological site investigation report on the Vermont Yankee nuclear power station has uncovered no new contamination, the commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation said Wednesday.
When the Legislature convenes in January, Vermonters can expect a full-court press to impose added costs and restrictions on many fossil fuel products and benefits. Here’s the latest on five climate change initiatives.
One complaint involved a “thin blue line” flag that hung in front of the Brattleboro Fire Department station downtown. Seen as a way to honor law enforcement but also a response to the Black Lives Matter movement, some people deem the flag insensitive.
The Judiciary Committee of the Vermont House of Representatives next year is expected to take up a criminal justice data collection bill, a senior legislator told a systemic racism activist at a public hearing Friday.
The seventh annual Municipal Day workshop is touring the state to encourage employees at various levels of government to work together and use more efficient tactics — and to think about climate change.
Bill Weld — the man who would beat Trump — sees Vermont as perhaps his second best chance to win a state in the 2020 Republican presidential primary, after his home state of Massachusetts. He’s also passionately in support of a national carbon tax and impeaching President Donald Trump.
Vermonters looking to get a better understanding of how their businesses can handle complex political, economic and sociological trends got their chance at a workshop held last week at the Delta Hotel.
The Vermont Attorney General’s Office has filed a brief asking the state’s highest court to determine that a high-capacity magazine ban enacted last year comports with the Vermont Constitution.
The 51-acre Coventry landfill has long been a focus of environmental activists for alleged leakage of dangerous materials, but now the landfill’s management is responding to those criticisms, and reminding the public that the company plays a critical role in maintaining a clean environment in Vermont.
In the justification of its existence, the State Board of Education isn’t getting much support from the Agency of Education. On Wednesday an AOE spokesperson told the Commission in effect that AOE could manage SBE’s workload.
Is it true the membership of the VPIRG board of directors shows a close affiliation with renewable energy industry and environmental special interests?