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Environmental Group Marks 25 Years Of 'The Dirty Dozen'
Tuesday, 11/27/12
To mark its 25th anniversary, the Toxics Action Center released a report called "25 Years of the Dirty Dozen: Past and Current Pollution Threats in New England."
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Bob Deans On Political Threat To The Environment
Wednesday, 09/19/12
By Mitch Wertlieb
Bob Deans says there's been a political assault on the country's environment, most dramatically seen in the last couple of years. Deans writes about his concerns in a new book called "Reckless: The Political Assault on the American Environment."
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Bugging Out With Vermont Entomology
Monday, 08/13/12
By Jane Lindholm
The great outdoors is alive with cicadas, grasshoppers and crickets. And mosquitoes are doing what they do best. It’s our annual bug show, and we’ll get the latest on what’s happening in the world of entomology.
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Preventing The Spread Of Invasive Plants
Thursday, 08/02/12
By Steve Zind
Non-native, invasive plants are one of the biggest threats to the health of our forests. We’ll talk about these plants, from wild parsnip to Japanese knotweed to garlic mustard, and what’s being done to combat them.
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Electronic Waste: New Products, Old Problem
Wednesday, 08/01/12
By Steve Zind
Think back to the number of cell phones you’ve gone through over the last 10 years or so. That’s just a tiny fraction of the electronic waste Vermonters throw out each year. The state has just concluded its first year of an electronics recycling program, and diverted 4.8 million pounds of electronic waste from landfills into a recycling program.
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In Vergennes, Farmers' Market Set For Another Year
Tuesday, 05/08/12
The Vergennes City Council has agreed to continue the town's farmers' market on the City Green from June through September of this year.
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Environmental Activist: Vt. Needs To Lead On Climate Change
Tuesday, 02/07/12
By John Dillon
Environmental activist and writer Bill McKibben says states like Vermont need to take the lead in addressing climate change, because Washington isn't doing so.
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Enviromental Matters Have Law School Concerned
Tuesday, 12/20/11
By Jane Lindholm
Vermont Law School releases its second annual Top 10 Environmental Watch List.
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Law School Publishes List Of Top 10 Environmental Concerns
Monday, 01/03/11
Congress' failure to adopt climate change legislation tops a list from the Vermont Law School of the country's 10 most critical environmental issues of 2010.
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States work to preserve stone walls
Monday, 03/23/09
By Jane Lindholm
Old stone walls have been around the Northeast for four centuries; marking the boundaries of old farmsteads and keeping sheep and cows from wandering too far. A number of states are considering legislation to preserve this slice of history.
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