Attorney General Maura Healey has opposed building new pipeline capacity to bring more gas to energy-starved New England, and says importing liquefied natural gas during cold snaps is better for the environment than building new pipelines.
An agreement between the town and a solar developer puts in writing vegetative buffer zones that officials say would screen a 2.2-megawatt solar installation, proposed for industrial land on the east side of North Bennington Road, from Harwood Hill businesses.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt will soon end his agency’s use of “secret science” to craft regulations. “We need to make sure their data and methodology are published as part of the record,” Pruitt said.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s abrupt resignation Tuesday signaled the downfall of the pro-Paris accord wing of President Donald Trump’s administration and the rise of officials skeptical of global warming policies.
Massachusetts anti-fossil fuel policies is one of the primary reasons why the state has relied on natural gas imports from a Russian oil company the Department of State sanctioned during the Obama-era.
Efforts for a reduction in carbon-based energy usage have for the most part been focused on the Statehouse, but on Town Meeting Day many communities across Vermont pledged to embrace environmental action at the local level.
In this episode of Vote for Vermont, co-hosts Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley speak with Ed Stanak to discuss wind development’s exemption from Act 250 environmental impact assessments.
Uncertainty over the legal meaning of the president’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord will be the topic of a free public lecture hosted Thursday by Vermont Law School.
The WRC is able to support these grant programs through the funds from the Clean Energy Development Fund earmarked for Windham County as part of the settlement between the state and Entergy Vermont Yankee.
Eco-activists responsible for sabotaging pipelines in 2016 are committed radicals willing to take whatever measure they deem necessary fight global warming, according to a report Tuesday from The New York Times.
The Trump administration has proposed slashing nearly $2 billion from energy programs at the Energy Department, including the agency’s green energy office.