With tag: politics
Vt. Senate Advances Tar Sands Bill
The state Senate
has advanced a bill that would toughen environmental review of an oil pipeline
if its use changes.
Analysis: Wind Debate, Nuclear Anniversary
VPR's John Dillon looks at two energy stories: the legislative debate
over S.30, a bill that would give towns the ability to veto a wind
energy project, and the ongoing regulatory oversight of the Vermont
Yankee nuclear power plant, which has now been operating without state
permission for one year.
Shumlin Says He's Confident Vt. Yankee Will Close
By John Dillon
marks a year from the date when Governor Peter Shumlin hoped the
Vermont Yankee nuclear plant would shut down. Instead,
the reactor is still operating and the state is locked in a legal battle in
federal court with Yankee's owner, the Entergy Corporation.
Kathryn Stearns: Frances Parkinson Keyes
Stearns, whose newspaper career began in Washington, finds a kindred
spirit in Frances Parkinson Keyes, who left her home in the Upper Valley
to write about the social scene in the nation's capital at a pivotal
time for women's rights.