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Emerald Ash Borer: Slow the Spread! New Signs Warn Motorists, “Don’t Move Ash Firewood”

Motorists in the areas of Plainfield, Groton, Calais, Williamstown, Washington, and Barre may notice new flashing road signs reading “Don’t move ash firewood beyond this point.” The signs are part of an inter-agency partnership between the Agency of Transportation, the Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation (VTFPR) and the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets […]

GOT WATER – GOT POWER?

What do you do when the power goes out?

Even if you have Solar PV system, if it is grid tied there is not much you can do but wait it out, or perhaps there is…

This presentation offers two innovative solutions for your water and power needs during a power outage;

Dan Foster – […]

VERMONT ATTORNEY GENERAL T.J. DONOVAN JOINS LAWSUIT TO DEFEND CLEAN CAR RULES

Attorney General TJ Donovan announced today that Vermont has joined a coalition of 17 states and the District of Columbia in suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to preserve the greenhouse gas emission standards currently in place for model year 2022-2025 vehicles. The standards save drivers money at the pump, reduce oil consumption, and […]

Forum: Simple, Sustainable Living in Harmony with the Earth and All Creatures

Buddhist Peace Action Vermont is presenting a forum on May 3rd in Montpelier, VT

Forum title: Simple, Sustainable Living in Harmony with the Earth and All Creatures.

Where: The Unitarian Church, 130 Main St. in Montpelier (across Main from the Kellogg-Hubbard Library).

When: Thursday, May 3, 2018, from 6:30 to 8:30

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Dairy Air Wind Farm

Vermont’s last hope, for now

This photo simulation shows the proposed Dairy Air Wind turbine from the Holland Congregational Church at 693 Gore Road in Holland, VT, 1.8 miles away. Photo credit: VERA Renewables.

By George Harvey

Holland, Vermont, a rural community on the Canadian border, is the home of the 450-acre […]

Solar Adds To Sustainability at Newmont Farm’s Fairlee, VT Location

A mid-summer evening at the main Newmont Farm location in Bradford, VT. Image courtesy of Newmont Farm

By Evan Lawrence

Newmont Farm, in Fairlee, Vermont, recently completed a photovoltaic system that will supply about half the farm’s electricity.

Walter and Margaret Gladstone bought the former Mallary Farm in 1987. Their son Will joined them […]

Community Solar for Community Action

New Solar Array Planned at SEVCA’s Westminster Location

Rendering of SEVCA’s 150kW solar array consisting of ground- and roofmounted systems. Image: John Ruvelson, RREAL

By Becky Himlin

Over 33 million American households struggle with energy poverty, forcing them to make difficult choices between home energy and other basic necessities, such as health care, housing, […]

April 8th: Flavors of the Valley, Hartford, VT

 

Flavors of the Valley See you Sunday, April 8 11 am-3 pm at Hartford High School, Hartford, VT (map here) at the best Flavors of the Valley ever! Click here to buy discount tickets Click here to see the 50 vendors

Tips

Typically the gym is fullest between 11 am-1 pm. This year, […]

ATTORNEY GENERAL AND VT AGENCY OF NATURAL RESOURCES SECRETARY OPPOSE ROLLBACK OF VEHICLE EMISSIONS AND FUEL ECONOMY STANDARDS

Attorney General Thomas J. Donovan, Jr., and Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore announced today that the State of Vermont will continue to vigorously oppose the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) planned efforts to weaken greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards for 2022-2025 model year cars and light-duty trucks. Late Tuesday, […]

ATTORNEY GENERAL, TAX COMMISSIONER WARN VERMONTERS OF TAX SCAMS, OFFER HELPFUL TIPS AS FILING DEADLINE NEARS

Vermont’s Attorney General and Tax Commissioner are urging Vermonters to avoid the worst kind of April Fool’s trick: scams that could lure them into losing hundreds or thousands of dollars. State officials met at the Tax Department two weeks before the April 16th tax filing deadline to warn Vermonters about the “IRS scam”, identity theft, […]