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Fracking Bill Signing Tomorrow – Join Us

Come witness history in the making, tomorrow in Montpelier! Gov. Shumlin plans to sign a bill at 12:30 pm tomorrow (Wednesday) at the State House, enacting what is believed to be the nation’s first legislation banning “fracking” for oil or natural…

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Ice Cream Social for Chittenden County’s Future

Burlington City Arts is hosting four Ice Cream Socials throughout Chittenden county. Help the ECOS project envision a sustainable future for Chittenden County over FREE ice cream!

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Join us for Groundwater Withdrawal Process Meeting in Montpelier

The Vermont Natural Resources Council is holding an informational meeting on the permitting process for large groundwater withdrawals. Thanks to everyone who was able to attend the meeting in Springfield earlier this spring. If you were unable to…

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Let’s Ban Fracking in Vermont

The Vermont Senate is expected to take votes soon on legislation related to fracking in Vermont. VNRC strongly supports a ban on fracking in Vermont, NOT a limited moratorium, which is also under discussion. We hope you can help with a phone call…

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Add to the Momentum to Halt Vermont Yankee!

You have an opportunity to affect whether Vermont Yankee breezes through the Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) review of the plant’s water quality impacts or whether the board hears new evidence about Yankee’s pollution.

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Please support the working lands Bill

Good news! The Vermont House is expected to vote soon, perhaps even tomorrow (Thursday) on the Working Lands bill, legislation that VNRC strongly supports.

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Bill McKibben and “Gasland” Featured at Don’t Frack Vermont Forum

By now, you have undoubtedly heard about the use of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” for extracting natural gas. Where it is taking place. In other parts of the country the process has had severe environmental impacts – especially to drinking…

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Film Your Energy Independence Story!

Mark your calendar for March 21st and be sure to participate in Vermont’s first crowd-sourced film. Vermonters – like you – are being asked to describe what they are doing to reduce their energy consumption, cut their carbon footprint and…

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Ensuring a Strong, Smart, Sustainable Vermont RPS

Vermont is considering a ‘Renewable Portfolio Standard’ that would move the state forward in an essential direction to get more of our electricity from renewable sources. There have been many iterations of the RPS since it was first introduced this…

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Help Pass the Working Lands Bill!

Vermont lawmakers have been spending considerable time in recent weeks on the Working Lands Enterprise Investment bill. VNRC is one of several groups that strongly supports this legislation, which will help assure the economic viability of Vermont’s…

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