Governor Scott Considering Neonic Restrictions

Neonicotinoid insecticides threaten bees all over the Green Mountain State – which has serious implications for all of us. For instance, the UN just published a sobering report that highlights how c

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Legislators Pass Nation’s Strongest Lead Testing Bill

On Wednesday Vermont’s Legislature passed S. 40, a landmark bill regulating lead in school and childcare center drinking water. After some tense debate between legislators in the House and Senate,

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VT Lawmakers Approve Nation's Strongest Anti-Plastic Pollution Legislation

Vermont legislators have raised the bar when it comes to regulating the scourge of single-use plastics. S.113 - the single-use plastics bill - with overwhelming legislative support was sent to Gov. Ph

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2019 VPIRG Summer Canvass Under Way

The canvass is off to an exciting start! Our team is growing rapidly, reaching more doorsteps and members each day. We have been knocking on doors in Essex, Randolph, Vergennes, Panton, Waltham, New

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Governor Signs PFAS Protection Bill

Governor Scott signed a landmark bill on Thursday establishing drinking water standards for five perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) – toxic chemicals that have been widely used in

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