EPA cuts could push environmental activists, regulators to reconsider priorities

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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President Donald Trump’s proposal to cut the Environmental Protection Agency by 31 percent will force Vermont’s green energy groups to rethink how to tackle Vermont’s various environmental challenges.

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PSC’s Britton: $2.88 billlion cap on Kemper Project isn’t a guarantee for utility

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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The lone Republican on the three-member commission says getting the full amount depends on the company delivering on its promises.

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Kemper Project clean coal power plant will miss yet another start date

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Economy, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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The Kemper Project clean coal power plant will miss its mid-March operational date, the company revealed Thursday in an SEC filing.

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Vermont carbon tax in limbo while neighboring states pick up the effort

By   /  March 15, 2017  /  Connecticut, Energy and Environment, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, News, Rhode Island, State Budgets, State Government, Vermont  /  No Comments

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While hopes of passing a carbon tax in Vermont are dimming by the day, a development in nearby Connecticut could breathe new life into the initiative.

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Manifesto asks Vermonters to ‘lift our eyes unto the hills’

By   /  March 14, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

Activists with long histories in the Vermont environmental movement have penned a paean to the vanishing ridge lines of the Green Mountain State.

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For Sheffield Wind, how you measure could be as important as what you measure

By   /  March 10, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

The Public Service Board is about to set rules for monitoring sound levels that could be precedent-setting for other projects.

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