After two decades of helping Vermonters decrease their electricity use, Efficiency Vermont could soon be using ratepayer funds to push greater electrification of transportation and heating.
I challenge you to refocus your efforts on the true source of these emerging contaminants — the products that are coming into our state — and not on the infrastructure designed to protect us at the end of their lifecycle.
Most of the climate activist solutions thus far have focused on getting rid of fossil fuels and generally finding ways to end capitalism and put us on the road to socialism. But these aren’t the only suggestions being put forward to avert climate disaster.
A bill assigned to the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy seeks to make green energy and lifestyle adaption no longer a feel-good policy recommendation but rather a mandate that would see state enforcement of green requirements.
Attorney General TJ Donovan announced that Vermont is joining at least 18 other states in suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service over the loosening of regulations concerning the Endangered Species Act.
Two years after pulling the U.S. out of the Paris scam treaty, it is President Donald Trump who now looks like the prophet. The Paris Agreement was little more than a $100 billion shakedown of the U.S. for more foreign aid money to the rest of the world.
An asphalt plant that went into operation last year has some residents concerned about potential health impacts, and the plant owner is working to address complaints while maintaining that the business is complying with environmental standards.
Two new bills before state legislators seek to curb the use of disposable plastic such as bags and straws. Lawmakers have discussed similar measures before, but supporters hope the next legislative session will be an end to the stalemate.
Several states joined California in suing the Trump administration on Wednesday over reforms made to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) that they argue will weaken the federal law.
“While I received assurances from the Trump Administration that drilling would not occur off of New Hampshire’s coast, this bill will help ensure that future generations of Granite Staters have protections in place that prohibit offshore oil exploration,” Sununu said.
“There’s a simple swap-out technology that costs the consumer nearly a [minimal] amount and you can get to net-zero,” Cota said. “The technology is here, the product is here, we’ve been using it for the past 15 years.”