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This is the first LEED Platinum home in Vermont, although perhaps more importantly, it's a documented and legitimate zero net energy home. From January 2008 to January 2009, the 2,800...
Gov. James Douglas late Wednesday ordered the Vermont National Guard to ship nearly 30,000 courses of antiviral medicine to hospitals around the state, acting on the advice of public health officials overseeing the state's swine-flu preparations.
Because sometimes, we gotta give it up for our home state.Green Upâ€™s mission is to promote the stewardship of our stateâ€™s natural landscape and waterways and the livability of our communities by involving people in Green Up Day and raising public awareness about the benefits of a litter-free environment.Vermontâ€™s Green Up Day began in [...]
Three Bristol high school students were unsure of the reaction they would get this week as they asked lawmakers to approve a new tax on the use of plastic grocery bags. But they probably weren't expecting advice.
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- A long-running legal feud over the best way to handle storm-water pollution in Vermont could be over.
(Boston, Mass. â€“ April 27, 2009) â€“ EPA is moving forward with modifications to part of the underwater cap at the Pine Street Canal Superfund Site in Burlington, Vermont. A portion of the cap that was installed several years ago will be repaired and improved
Maple syrup is almost holy in Vermont, but the trees it comes from are holey from being tapped every spring. Now some in the logging industry are mad about a plan that would allow maple sugar makers to operate across a wider swath of state land.
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. â€” Risks of swine flu posed by migrant farmworkers to other Vermonters are minimal, local health and agriculture experts said Wednesday.
As more than 150 anti-nuclear activists rallied outside of the Statehouse on Wednesday, a Senate committee passed a major renewable energy bill that plans for a future outside the Vermont Yankee power plant.
Despite lingering concerns over the safety of unpasteurized dairy products, House lawmakers have moved ahead with a raw-milk bill that drafters say could bolster profits in an embattled agriculture industry.