VT Digger: State considering ways to raise money for lake cleanup

Nov. 16, 2016 by Mark Johnson Full Article Key Vermont policymakers sought public feedback Wednesday as they waded through options to pay for the massive federally required cleanup of Lake Champlain. Under an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency, the state must reduce the amount of phosphorus going into the lake by 34 percent over Continue Reading

Seven Days: Where Do Gubernatorial Candidates Stand on Food Issues?

by Hannah Palmer Egan November 01, 2016 Full Article As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton continue to dominate the political airwaves with WikiLeaking, system-rigging, pussy-grabbing ballyhoo, Vermont’s own executive contest has unfolded more quietly. Republican Lt. Gov. Phil Scott and Democratic former transportation secretary Sue Minter have chatted with voters at candidate forums and breakfasts, Continue Reading


Date: 15 Sep 2016 Source: EcoWatch [edited] Full Article The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found residues of the weed killer glyphosate in samples of U.S. honey, according to documents obtained by the consumer advocacy group U.S. Right to Know through a Freedom of Information Act request. Some samples showed residue levels double Continue Reading

Brattleboro Reformer: Parties in Vermont GMO labeling lawsuit agree to dismissal

By Robert Audette 09/01/2016 Full Article BRATTLEBORO >> Vermont has officially thrown in the towel. In documents filed with the United States District Court for the District Of Vermont, the Vermont Attorney General has agreed to dismiss with prejudice the proceedings related to the Green Mountain State’s GMO labeling law. According to legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com, “The inclusion Continue Reading