FACT CHECK: Lt. Gov. Debate 10/9/18

Energy Independent Vermont is a nonpartisan, non-profit coalition. We don’t endorse candidates or tell Vermonters how to vote. We can, however, point out when candidates for office stray from the truth, and in the recent Vermont Public Radio/Vermont Public Television debate, Representative Don Turner strayed from the truth.   Before…

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Mid-session update: Where we stand

Legislators are home for Town Meeting this week – marking ‘halftime’ for the 2018 legislative session. It’s been an exciting year for carbon pricing, but there’s still a long ways to go. Here’s a snapshot of where carbon pricing stands half-way through the session, as well as a recap of…

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Strong Showing for Pollution Pricing in St. Albans

The third Vermont Climate Action Commission public hearing took place Thursday night in St. Albans City Hall Auditorium. Vermonters from Franklin, Chittenden and Grand Isle counties came to voice their concerns and make policy recommendations before a panel of 10 of the 21 appointed commissioners. Their task is significant: take…

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