UPDATE: A public hearing on the planned transfer of the shuttered Vermont Yankee nuclear plant will occur on April 12 at 7:00 p.m. at Brattleboro Union High School. Join CLF in making your voice heard!
UPDATE: CLF argued our case this morning, taking Vermont gas to task for trying to charge hardworking vermonters for a polluting pipeline. The Vermont Supreme Court was engaged in our argument – we’re asking that the Vermont Public Utilities Commission follow its own rules and re-examine this project based on ballooning costs. We’ll let you… Continue reading UPDATE: Fighting the Vermont Gas Pipeline – at the State Supreme Court
The devastation left by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma shows that bold action is needed now — and needed everywhere — to cut climate-damaging emissions. We can build stronger communities by hastening our transformation to cleaner, renewable energy. Renewable energy not only reduces harmful greenhouse gas emissions, but also provides good local jobs. This summer, Vermont’s… Continue reading Vermonters: Speak Up on Climate Action!
In testimony submitted today, Conservation Law Foundation showed shortcomings in the proposed plan to transfer the shuttered Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power facility from Entergy, its current owner, to Northstar. Cleaning up is messy business. And especially so for nuclear power plants. The closed Vermont Yankee Nuclear facility sits idle on the banks of the Connecticut… Continue reading Cleaning Up Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
Strong Advocacy Leads to Conservation Stopping sprawl in its tracks and keeping valuable farmland available for farmers to use has taken a huge leap forward. In 2016, following a year-long legal case led by CLF, a developer withdrew plans to build a massive, sprawling complex, including shopping, a hotel, a conference center, offices, and housing in… Continue reading Paving Vermont Farmland: Stopped!
A new bill in Vermont’s Senate would put Vermont’s goal of getting 90% of our energy from renewable sources by 2050 into law.
The new folks in town want to hear what you think about the Vermont Gas Pipeline. WHAT: Public Forum to Discuss Vermont Gas Pipeline Project WHEN: Wednesday, February 22 TIME: 5:30 – 8:30pm WHERE: Montpelier High School, 5 High School Dr, Montpelier, VT… Continue reading Vermont Gas Pipeline Forum This Wednesday