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Senate Raid on Weatherization-Vote Tomorrow!

Greetings,

You’ve likely heard that the Vermont Senate is scrambling to fill the budget shortfall. We just learned that there are plans to raid funding for weatherization to help fill that gap.

A vote on these cuts is expected on the Senate floor TOMORROW – May 1.

It’s a tight economic climate and finding fixes […]

VNRC and Vermont Land Trust Go Solar

Buying Green Juice From Local Solar Array

VNRC and the Vermont Land Trust, with offices across the street from each other but with no space to put up their own panels, recently teamed up with Green Mountain Power to buy solar energy from a nearby array, lowering both organizations’ energy bills and greening their electric […]

Be Part of the Button Up Video Contest

(BARRE, VT) Be part of the Button Up Video Contest! Capstone Community Action is looking for very short videos that inspire viewers to take action to lower their heating costs and do something positive for the planet. The competition runs September 2 to October 19, there is no entry fee, and […]

Vermont’s Total Energy Study:

A Roadmap to a Clean Energy Future

By Johanna Miller

Vermont has established clean energy and climate goals that anticipate the inevitable shift away from fossil fuels and the imperative to confront climate change, including a 20-year Comprehensive Energy Plan that set a goal of meeting 90 percent of Vermont’s energy needs by […]

From the Vermont Natural Resources Council

Dear Members, Activists and Friends,

Lawmakers rolled into Montpelier today to kick off the second half of the 2013-2014 legislative biennium.

This year, VNRC is urging legislators wrap up two pro-environment measures left over from last year, as well as pass some additional, but relatively targeted, changes to land use and clean energy […]

VNRC on Vermont Yankee Closing

Dear Members, Activists and Friends,

Today was a big news day. Entergy announced it will close and decommission the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant in Vernon in 2014. This is excellent news for Vermonters and for our energy future. Hopefully, this marks the conclusion of a long effort by VNRC and many other […]