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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 Phase 2 expansion of Vermont Gas facilities. Vermont Gas Systems ExpansionThursday evening, June 12, 2014 7:00 p.m Middlebury Union High School Auditorium73 Charles Ave., Middlebury, VT At a time when climate change is upon us we must think carefully about putting in place new…

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Climate Problems of Expanding Natural Gas
by Sandy Levine

If something seems too good to be true, it probably is. Take natural gas. Its oft-touted low cost and climate benefits are overrated – reminiscent of the nuclear industry’s promise a few decades ago to provide power that would be “too cheap to meter.” True, current low gas prices have helped the region close its…

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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…