A meeting held Monday on “creating a climate economy” revealed that Middlebury residents are concerned about climate change but differ on what to do locally in response.
With early decommissioning, our local stores, hotels and restaurants can expect a business boom from hundreds of NorthStar workers as onsite demolition begins. Also, a new employer could be established on the Vermont Yankee site within the next ten years, bringing jobs, tax dollars and charitable giving to the region.
Former Vice President Al Gore said Monday that Hurricane Harvey brought once in 500,000 year rainfall to parts of Texas, only to be questioned by scientists challenging his data.
Federal regulators announced a decision Thursday to review the Obama administration’s rules governing coal ash waste after public utility companies warned the rules would shutter waste sites.
The decommissioning regulatory process is meant to vet applications and approve the good ones, not to chase them away. It is my hope that the flood of anti-nuclear and anti-manufacturing regulations unleashed by the state of Vermont reached their high-water mark in the previous administration and are now receding.
Kevin Blakeman has enjoyed his 60-acre homestead along bucolic Fay Brook in Windsor County for more than 40 years, but since his town adopted river corridor regulations, he’s not so sure how much of his property is truly his own.
One community has become divided after the Vermont Council on Rural Development visited with its Climate Economy Model Communities Program, and now another is about to embrace the same controversial program.
A government-funded scientist in the Department of Energy said Monday that he intends on conducting an analysis of the extent climate change played on Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.
No, the planet is not going to end any time soon, and by the way, the answer is nuclear. This isn’t me speaking, but the views of an environmentalist so learned and influential you could call him the Godfather of Green.