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Shipments of antiviral medication are en route to Vermont as health officials here prepare for a potential outbreak of the influenza strain blamed for scores of deaths in Mexico but only mild illnesses in the U.S.
Frustrated by continuing lawsuits and disagreements over water protection in Vermont, the state may find itself giving back to the federal government authority for regulating water pollution.
(Boston, Mass. – April 24, 2009) – In an effort to improve water quality and create jobs, EPA has awarded $194,300 to the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Debate is intensifying at the Vermont Statehouse over legislation that would ban a certain chemical flame retardant from furniture, the cases around computers and televisions and other household goods.
Legislation that would offer incentives to developers of wind, solar and methane gas power won overwhelming preliminary approval Tuesday in the House.
Gov. James Douglas started his Earth Day on Wednesday morning by honoring Vermonters who plant trees with a special proclamation during a ceremony on the Statehouse lawn.
The Vermont House and Senate each passed different energy bills Tuesday that advocates say will pave the way for a flood of small-scale renewable energy projects across the state.
Burlington is used to sitting at the top of lists touting the country's healthiest and most livable cities. Now Vermont can join it's largest city as a list-topper.
The anti-nuclear group New England Coalition has asked the Vermont attorney general's office to investigate whether the state's chief utility regulator David O'Brien violated the state's ethics code by socializing with a top executive with Entergy Nuclear.
A program assistant who helps plan evacuation protocols near the Vermont Yankee nuclear reactor is among the 320 state workers identified in the Douglas administration's reduction-in-force plan.