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Global Warming Solutions Act becomes law after veto override

Senate joins House in overriding Governor’s veto Vermont’s Senate voted to override Governor Scott’s veto of the Global Warming Solutions Act today, after a similar vote in the House last…

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Vermont House Overrides Governor’s Climate Veto

Vermont’s House of Representatives successfully voted to override Governor Scott’s veto of the Global Warming Solutions Act today. The bill will require Vermont to reduce its climate-damaging emissions while simultaneously…

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Groups Call on Legislature to Override Governor’s Veto of Landmark Climate Bill

Bill Would Cut Climate Pollution and Strengthen Vermont Communities September 15, 2020 (Montpelier, VT) — Governor Scott has vetoed the Global Warming Solutions Act, which was overwhelmingly passed by both…

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2020 Climate Dispatch

Curious as to what's happening at the State house and how you can get your voice heard?
Tune into the online conversation by following the #ActOnClimateVT hashtag on social media, and watch our weekly legislative update posted shortly after 12pm on Fridays during the legislative session.
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AVCC Annual Summit

Event Date: September - November
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2020 VNRC Annual Meeting

Event Date: September 24
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Dark Waters film screening & panel

Event Date: August 14-18
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Through research, education, collaboration and advocacy, VNRC protects and enhances Vermont’s natural environments, vibrant communities, productive working landscapes, rural character and unique sense of place, and prepares the state for future challenges and opportunities.

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