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Public Hearing: Vermont Gas Pipeline Expansion
by Sandy Levine

The Vermont Public Service Board will be holding a public hearing on the proposed expansion of Vermont Gas facilities. Vermont Gas Systems Expansion Wednesday evening, May 7, 2014 7:00 p.m  Shoreham Elementary School,  130 School Road, Shoreham, Vermont At a time when climate change is upon us we must think carefully about putting in place…

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Driving Climate Change
by Sandy Levine

A version of this article appeared in the November 17, 2013 edition  of the Sunday Rutland Herald / Times Argus. The biggest contribution to climate change in Vermont comes from how we get ourselves around. As a rural state we rely on cars — and they burn a lot of gasoline, producing significant greenhouse gas…

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Public Hearing: Vermont Gas Pipeline Expansion
by Sandy Levine

The Vermont Public Service Board will be holding a public hearing on the proposed expansion of Vermont Gas facilities. Vermont Gas Systems Expansion Tuesday evening, September 10, 2013 7:00 p.m  Middlebury Union Middle School, 48 Deerfield Lane, Middlebury, Vermont  At a time when climate change is upon us we must think carefully about putting in place new…

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VT Gas Expansion Thwarts Climate Needs
by Sandy Levine

If your doctor puts you on a diet to prevent major health problems, it is a bad idea to fill your pantry with potato chips. Simply hoping you don’t eat the chips staring you in the face is a bad way to try losing weight. Likewise, if you want to reduce fossil fuels and combat climate…

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Vermont Gas Expansion Increases Greenhouse Gases
by Sandy Levine

Expanding natural gas in Vermont moves us in the wrong direction to address climate change. The expansion increases greenhouse gas emissions, compounding Vermont’s contribution to climate change. In detailed testimony filed with the Vermont Public Service Board, Conservation Law Foundation explained that the simplistic evaluation by Vermont Gas that the expansion will reduce emissions is…

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The O’Grady Bill Before the RI House Finance Committee
by Jerry Elmer

On Wednesday, May 9, House Bill 7581 (the O’Grady Bill) will be heard in the House Finance Committee of the Rhode Island General Assembly. The O’Grady Bill is a key legislative priority of Rhode Island’s environmental movement. The hearing is at 1:00 PM in Room 35 of the State House (Room 35 is in the…