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Vt. opening land to sugar makers

(via www.rutlandherald.com)

WATERBURY, Vt. — Vermont is opening eight sites on state land to maple sugar making, giving interested syrup makers until July 10 to get their applications in.

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on Jun 11, 2009 at 06:21 AM

Pew study -- Green jobs see fast growth in Vt.

(via burlingtonfreepress.com)

A new national study says jobs in Vermont's green energy economy are growing faster than other employment sectors in the state, and are easily outpacing the national average for growth in green jobs.

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on Jun 11, 2009 at 06:21 AM

The Mouse That Roared: Vermont Feed-in Tariffs Become Law

(via www.chelseagreen.com)

Paul Gipe, author of Wind Energy Basics: A Guide to Home- and Community-Scale Wind Energy Systems, Second Edition, brings us this huge renewable energy news for the Green Mountain State: on Wednesday, May 27, Vermont became the first state to put into law a feed-in tariff for small wind generation, along with other small-scale renewables [...]

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on Jun 01, 2009 at 01:21 PM

Homeowners getting home energy help from pilot program

(via www.rutlandherald.com)

MANCHESTER – Almost 500 homeowners in Vermont received energy-saving tips and devices with a personal touch through Efficiency Vermont's Community Energy Mobilization Project pilot program, according to organizer Paul Markowitz.

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on Jun 01, 2009 at 08:21 AM

Renewable energy bill praised

(via www.rutlandherald.com)

A new Vermont law designed to promote renewable energy in the state is winning praise both from the renewable energy industry and anti-nuclear activists.

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on Jun 01, 2009 at 08:21 AM

Federal money to fund solar water heaters

(via www.rutlandherald.com)

A federal grant will fund the installation of solar-powered water heaters at affordable housing complexes in four Vermont towns.

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on Jun 01, 2009 at 08:20 AM

How Vermont And Gainesville Could Revolutionize US Energy

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

H. 446 is the first legislation calling for a full system of advanced renewable tariffs in the US to pass the legislature and become law....

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on May 29, 2009 at 02:21 PM

Vermont feed-in tariffs become law

(via www.grist.org)

Vermont’s feed-in tariff legislation became law at the end of business on May 27, 2009.H. 446 is the first legislation calling for a full system ofadvanced renewable tariffs in the US to pass the legislature and become

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on May 29, 2009 at 10:21 AM

Green energy bill is now law

(via www.timesargus.com)

Gov. James Douglas allowed a major renewable energy bill to become law Wednesday without his signature after raising concerns earlier this year that it would lead to increased electrical costs for Vermonters.

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on May 29, 2009 at 07:21 AM

Nearly $39 Million of Recovery Act Funding Will Go to Vermont – Protecting Water Quality and Creating Jobs

(via yosemite.epa.gov)

(Boston, Mass. – May 28, 2009) – Vermont is slated to receive nearly $39 million from EPA for clean water projects to create jobs and protect communities and the environment

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on May 28, 2009 at 01:20 PM