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Recent News

Forthcoming National GMO Labeling Law Leaves Manufacturers And Consumers In Limbo

President Obama is expected to sign a federal GMO labeling bill into law soon. This would nullify Vermont's labeling law, as well as laws passed by Connecticut and Maine that have not been enacted yet — effective immediately.

Federal Panel Issues Stronger Warning About Health Dangers Of PFOA

A scientific panel has supported a federal report that upgrades the health effects of the chemical PFOA.

The report was issued in June by the National Toxicology Program, and draws a strong link between PFOA and PFOS and their effects on immune functions in humans. 

Vermont Attorneys' Client Cleared For Release From Guantanamo After 14 Years

Some Vermont attorneys have been doing pro bono work representing detainees in the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This week, attorneys David Sleigh and Robert Gensburg were informed that their client Abdul Zahir has been cleared for release, 14 years after he was imprisoned in the controversial facility.

Swanton Official Accuses State Of Obstructionism On Dam Project

The Village of Swanton is planning to upgrade an old dam to generate hydroelectric power, but the state's Agency of Natural Resources says it can't support the plan without getting answers to some key environmental questions.

UVM Study Examines Economic Impact Of Pollution In Lake Champlain

Pollution in Lake Champlain could lead to a significant decrease in the value of lakeside homes and a notable loss of tourism dollars being spent in the region, according to a new study.

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