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Bennington Banner
Vermont experiences solar jobs boomBURLINGTON >> Vermont has the third-most solar industry jobs per resident
Vermont experiences solar jobs boom
Bennington Banner / Posted yesterday
BURLINGTON >> Vermont has the third-most solar industry jobs per resident of any state in the Union, according to a report published Monday by Washington, D.C.-based group The Solar Foundation. Next year's solar job market is expected to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Isiolo Medic Says He Was Demoted for Revealing Referral Hospital's Plight to MediaIsiolo Referral Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr Mohammud Abdikadir Tuesday c
Isiolo Medic Says He Was Demoted for Revealing Referral Hospital's Plight to Media
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Isiolo Referral Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr Mohammud Abdikadir Tuesday claimed to have been demoted by the county government for talking to the press about the facility. On Monday, Dr Abdikadir had said that the referral hospital had... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Vermont Attorney General declines to charge environmental activistMONTPELIER >> The attorney general's office has closed its criminal inves
Vermont Attorney General declines to charge environmental activist
Bennington Banner / Posted 4 days ago
MONTPELIER >> The attorney general's office has closed its criminal investigation of renewable energy critic Annette Smith, opting not to weigh in on whether she practiced law without a license because it said the only relevant case law is too... Read more
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Daily Herald
Vermont attorney general drops probe of environmentalistMONTPELIER, Vt. -- The state attorney general's office has dropped its criminal
Vermont attorney general drops probe of environmentalist
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. -- The state attorney general's office has dropped its criminal investigation into whether an environmental activist operated as a lawyer without a law license in her advocacy for critics of large-scale wind and solar power projects... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Groups call on Vermont officials to re-evaluate gas pipelineMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Environmental advocacy groups are calling on officials t
Groups call on Vermont officials to re-evaluate gas pipeline
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 6 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Environmental advocacy groups are calling on officials to take a new look at a proposed natural gas pipeline throughout western Vermont. The Times-Argus reports five advocacy groups wrote a letter to Gov. Peter Shumlin calling... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Groups call on Vermont officials to re-evaluate gas pipelineMONTPELIER, VT. >> Environmental advocacy groups are calling on officials
Groups call on Vermont officials to re-evaluate gas pipeline
Bennington Banner / Posted 6 days ago
MONTPELIER, VT. >> Environmental advocacy groups are calling on officials to take a new look at a proposed natural gas pipeline throughout western Vermont. The Times-Argus reports five advocacy groups wrote a letter to Gov. Peter Shumlin... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ranguma, Nyong'o Trade Words Over Delay to Establish County Management BoardKisumu Senator Anyang Nyong'o and Governor Jack Ranguma are embroiled in a war
Ranguma, Nyong'o Trade Words Over Delay to Establish County Management Board
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Kisumu Senator Anyang Nyong'o and Governor Jack Ranguma are embroiled in a war of words over the delay to establish a management board. While Prof Nyong'o asked the governor to expedite the formation of the county's management board, Mr Ranguma said... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Advocates call for new look at pipeline Environmental advocacy groups are citing the low cost of oil as grounds to re
Advocates call for new look at pipeline
Rutland Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Environmental advocacy groups are citing the low cost of oil as grounds to re-evaluate the proposed Addison Natural Gas Project. Five advocacy groups joined to pen an open letter to Gov. Peter Shumlin calling... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Groups want new look at pipeline Environmental advocacy groups are citing the low cost of oil as grounds to re
Groups want new look at pipeline
Rutland Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Environmental advocacy groups are citing the low cost of oil as grounds to re-evaluate the proposed Addison Natural Gas Project. Five advocacy groups joined to pen an open letter to Gov. Peter Shumlin calling for... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Efficiency has big pay-offIn the 15 years since Efficiency Vermont was launched, it has achieved, and in
Efficiency has big pay-off
Rutland Herald / Posted 7 days ago
In the 15 years since Efficiency Vermont was launched, it has achieved, and in most cases surpassed, every performance goal established for it by the Public Service Board. Those goals require Efficiency Vermont to substantially reduce greenhouse... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Moneyed interests just made Annette Smith a Vermont heroWhen the moneyed interests encounter an opposing force, they do what they have
Moneyed interests just made Annette Smith a Vermont hero
The Addison County Independent / Posted 9 days ago
When the moneyed interests encounter an opposing force, they do what they have always done, which is to silence that opposing force. In Vermont, and in this particular case, the moneyed interests are the renewable energy folks and the opposing force... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Moneyed interests just made Anette Smitte a Vermont heroWhen the moneyed interests encounter an opposing force, they do what they have
Moneyed interests just made Anette Smitte a Vermont hero
The Addison County Independent / Posted 10 days ago
When the moneyed interests encounter an opposing force, they do what they have always done, which is to silence that opposing force. In Vermont, and in this particular case, the moneyed interests are the renewable energy folks and the opposing force... Read more
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Bennington Banner
In Vermont, thorn in side of powerful faces criminal probeASSOCIATED PRESS MONTPELIER >> Annette Smith has been fighting the power
In Vermont, thorn in side of powerful faces criminal probe
Bennington Banner / Posted 12 days ago
ASSOCIATED PRESS MONTPELIER >> Annette Smith has been fighting the power for more than 15 years, tenaciously opposing energy projects she believes harm the environment or quality of life in Vermont. Now she is the target of a criminal... Read more
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ABC News
In Vermont, Thorn in Side of Powerful Faces Criminal ProbeAnnette Smith has been fighting the power for more than 15 years, tenaciously o
In Vermont, Thorn in Side of Powerful Faces Criminal Probe
ABC News / Posted 13 days ago
Annette Smith has been fighting the power for more than 15 years, tenaciously opposing energy projects she believes harm the environment or quality of life in Vermont. Now she is the target of a criminal investigation into whether her efforts... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Windsor select board opposes Green Mountain Power solar arrayWINDSOR, Vt. (AP) - The Windsor select board unanimously voted to oppose the co
Windsor select board opposes Green Mountain Power solar array
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 17 days ago
WINDSOR, Vt. (AP) - The Windsor select board unanimously voted to oppose the construction of a 19,000-panel solar array proposed by Green Mountain Power. The Valley News reports Green Mountain spokeswoman Kristin Carlson said Wednesday that the... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Speaking for the defenselessIt is fascinating to read that, down through history, people have tried to stif
Speaking for the defenseless
Rutland Herald / Posted 17 days ago
It is fascinating to read that, down through history, people have tried to stifle those who endeavor to help the desperate and defenseless members of humanity. The latest target is Annette Smith, executive director of Vermonters for a Clean... Read more
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Rutland Herald
All are licensed to dissentThen and now, Vermont would no longer be Vermont after ridgeline development of
All are licensed to dissent
Rutland Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Then and now, Vermont would no longer be Vermont after ridgeline development of our most beautiful scenery. Then was 1936: Vermont�s governor and some legislators endorsed the ridgeline Green Mountain Parkway that grass-roots Vermonters then... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Solar task force: Use tools short of veto to bolster local controlThe state's solar siting task force is calling for more local control over wher
Solar task force: Use tools short of veto to bolster local control
Bennington Banner / Posted 17 days ago
The state's solar siting task force is calling for more local control over where and how such projects are built but would accomplish that through incentives and regulations rather than local veto power. The task force delivered its recommendations... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Solar project doesn’t fit the bill At Green Mountain Power, we are partnering with customers on a new energy fut
Solar project doesn’t fit the bill
Rutland Herald / Posted 18 days ago
At Green Mountain Power, we are partnering with customers on a new energy future, where energy is generated closer to where it is needed, and leveraging the latest energy innovations to continue to keep costs low.... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Old habits are hard to break when it comes to fossil fuelBy Bill McKibben Los Angeles Times When I was a kid, I was creepily fascinate
Old habits are hard to break when it comes to fossil fuel
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 days ago
By Bill McKibben Los Angeles Times When I was a kid, I was creepily fascinated by the wrongheaded idea that your hair and your fingernails keep growing after you die. The lesson seemed to be that momentum was hard to kill. The same thing is at work... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Vermont solar growth slowed for now as utilities hit limit RICHMOND � Less than two years after Vermont almost quadrupled the amount of
Vermont solar growth slowed for now as utilities hit limit
Rutland Herald / Posted 20 days ago
RICHMOND � Less than two years after Vermont almost quadrupled the amount of renewable electricity that homeowners and small businesses can sell to their utilities, regulators are looking... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Vermont solar growth slowed for now as utilities hit limitRICHMOND >> Less than two years after Vermont almost quadrupled the amoun
Vermont solar growth slowed for now as utilities hit limit
Bennington Banner / Posted 20 days ago
RICHMOND >> Less than two years after Vermont almost quadrupled the amount of renewable electricity that homeowners and small businesses can sell to their utilities, regulators are looking for the best way to go even further to encourage... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Ignoring harm of noiseThe Vermont Health Department and the Vermont Department of Public Service pers
Ignoring harm of noise
Rutland Herald / Posted 21 days ago
The Vermont Health Department and the Vermont Department of Public Service persist in reassuring us that there are no significant health effects related to industrial wind turbines under Vermont�s current noise standards. Such a blanket statement is... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How to Stop the Fossil Fuel Industry From Wrecking Our WorldWhen I was a kid, I was creepily fascinated by the wrongheaded idea, current in
How to Stop the Fossil Fuel Industry From Wrecking Our World
Op-Ed News / Posted 21 days ago
When I was a kid, I was creepily fascinated by the wrongheaded idea, current in my grade school, that your hair and your fingernails kept growing after you died. The lesson seemed to be that it was hard to kill something off -- if it wanted to keep... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kidero Effects Changes 'To Fight Cartels' At City HallNairobi — Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has made changes in his administration
Kidero Effects Changes 'To Fight Cartels' At City Hall
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Nairobi — Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has made changes in his administration in a bid to fight cartels within the County Government. Speaking during a press conference, Kidero stated that the changes will ensure efficient service delivery to... Read more
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The Tyee
Dawn of the Climate-Killing MegaprojectDriving a stake through the heart of one fossil fuel megaproject after another
Dawn of the Climate-Killing Megaproject
The Tyee / Posted 22 days ago
Driving a stake through the heart of one fossil fuel megaproject after another can be exhausting. Zombie photo via Shutterstock. When I was a kid, I was creepily fascinated by the wrongheaded idea, current in my grade school, that your hair and your... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Citizens Push Change to Vermont's Wind Turbine Siting LawTHOUGH. -- WINTER VINCE -- STEWART LEDBETTER HAS DETAILS. REPORTER: A FAMILIAR
Citizens Push Change to Vermont's Wind Turbine Siting Law
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 24 days ago
THOUGH. -- WINTER VINCE -- STEWART LEDBETTER HAS DETAILS. REPORTER: A FAMILIAR BATTLE AT THE STATEHOUSE, GEORGE, FOR SURE, ONE THAT REMAINS HIGHLY DIVISIVE IN COMMUNITIES THAT HAVE SEEN THEM GO UP OR WHO HAVE PROJECTS NOW PENDING. HUNDREDS OF... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Sets Date for Case On Skewed Appointments By GovernorHearing for a case where a Nakuru businessman has sued Governor Kinuthia Mbugua
Court Sets Date for Case On Skewed Appointments By Governor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Hearing for a case where a Nakuru businessman has sued Governor Kinuthia Mbugua over alleged skewed cabinet appointments will be heard next Tuesday, a Nakuru High court has ruled. Mr Shadrack Koskei moved to court on December 24, 2014 seeking the... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Residents protest energy approval methods �It�s time that industrial wind goes the way of the billboard and is banned i
Residents protest energy approval methods
Rutland Herald / Posted 24 days ago
�It�s time that industrial wind goes the way of the billboard and is banned in Vermont.� Sen. John Rodgers, D-Essex-Orleans MONTPELIER � Vermonters are calling for a greater voice in the siting of... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Vermonters rally at Statehouse for new rules governing wind projectsMore than 100 Vermonters turned out Wednesday at the Statehouse to demand chang
Vermonters rally at Statehouse for new rules governing wind projects
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 24 days ago
More than 100 Vermonters turned out Wednesday at the Statehouse to demand changes in the law governing the siting of industrial-scale energy projects. Many came from areas of Vermont that already host large wind turbines on ridgelines, or from... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vermont towns show frustration about renewable energy projects sitingThe rapid growth of wind and solar projects around the state has fueled a growi
Vermont towns show frustration about renewable energy projects siting
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 24 days ago
The rapid growth of wind and solar projects around the state has fueled a growing frustration over the role communities should have in the siting of renewable projects. As Alexei Rubenstein reports, that frustration coalesced at the Statehouse... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Rutland County quarry proposes to build on-site solar arrayWALLINGFORD, Vt. (AP) - A quarry in Rutland County has proposed the constructio
Rutland County quarry proposes to build on-site solar array
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 25 days ago
WALLINGFORD, Vt. (AP) - A quarry in Rutland County has proposed the construction of a small solar array that would provide up to 85 percent of the company's electric power. The Rutland Herald reports Troy Chemical submitted a proposal to the Vermont... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Rutland County quarry proposes to build on-site solar arrayWALLINGFORD, VT. >> A quarry in Rutland County has proposed the construct
Rutland County quarry proposes to build on-site solar array
Bennington Banner / Posted 25 days ago
WALLINGFORD, VT. >> A quarry in Rutland County has proposed the construction of a small solar array that would provide up to 85 percent of the company's electric power. The Rutland Herald reports (http://bit.ly/20e271n ) Troy Chemical... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Make wind pay its own wayAn intriguing battle is shaping up in the Legislature, over industrial wind pow
Make wind pay its own way
Rutland Herald / Posted 25 days ago
An intriguing battle is shaping up in the Legislature, over industrial wind power. On one side is the Shumlin administration, wind developers and pro-renewable energy lobby groups like VPIRG. The governor has been a consistently outspoken advocate... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
PSB to consider Sheffield wind turbine complaintAnother complaint about wind turbine noise is going before state regulators. T
PSB to consider Sheffield wind turbine complaint
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 25 days ago
Another complaint about wind turbine noise is going before state regulators. The Public Service Board is taking up the case of Paul Brouha who lives within sight of Vermont Wind's 16-turbine project. Brouha has opposed the project from the start,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Supplies Crisis Forces Hospital to Ask Patients to Buy BlanketsA hospital in Nandi County is asking patients to buy their own blankets as a su
Supplies Crisis Forces Hospital to Ask Patients to Buy Blankets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
A hospital in Nandi County is asking patients to buy their own blankets as a supplies crisis continues to bite. Patients at the Kapsabet County Referral Hospital have been using tattered blankets and now have to purchase their own bedding. This... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Many things endanger planesI appreciate former Lt. Gov. Brian Dubie�s service to our state and our country
Many things endanger planes
Rutland Herald / Posted 26 days ago
I appreciate former Lt. Gov. Brian Dubie�s service to our state and our country, but his recent editorial in the Sunday Rutland Herald titled �Wind turbines a danger to planes� contains some misinformation. The purpose of his editorial was to... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Opponents of pipeline weigh appeal Following a decision earlier this month to uphold the Addison County Pipeline
Opponents of pipeline weigh appeal
Rutland Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Following a decision earlier this month to uphold the Addison County Pipeline permit, opponents of the project said they may launch appeals. Sandra Levine, attorney for the Conservation Law Foundation, which... Read more

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