State News

Shumlin launches campaign for third term

By Anne Galloway, VTDigger.org Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin declared at his campaign launch on Monday Sept. 8 that he has put Vermont on a “progressive path” through a “bold” leadership style and investments in job creation, renewable energy, early childhood […]

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Vt. sunflowers to provide power

Collaboration leads to innovative farm-to-energy biodiesel. Two fields of sunflowers growing in Vermont will have an unusual future: the flowers’ seeds will be converted to biodiesel and livestock feed. The fuel will be used in Green Mountain Power’s fleet of […]

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State News

Federal grant to help Vermont bat research

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department will receive a grant for $42,895 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this year to support bat research and monitoring related to white-nose syndrome. This funding will support conservation and recovery of the six […]

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State News

GMP gets green light to lower rates

Green Mountain Power (GMP) is pleased to announce that state regulators have approved the company’s proposal to decrease electric rates by 2.46 percent for residential and commercial customers starting Oct. 1. The rate decrease will be the second decrease offered […]

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