News Release: Retailer report card shows what retailers are acting to protect families from toxic chemicals, many failing

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: November 14, 2018   Report: Retailers Make Progress Protecting Consumers from Toxic Chemicals, Restaurant Chains Lag Behind Montpelier, VT – A report released today reveals that major retail companies are making slow but meaningful progress at improving the chemical safety of the products, food, and packaging…

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Press Release: VPIRG joins partners in urging the state to protect the public from harmful PFAS chemicals

VPIRG joined the Conservation law Foundation (CLF) and other partners in filing a petition calling for new drinking water standards in Vermont that better protect the public from harmful PFAS chemicals. The petition calls on the Agency of Natural Resources to implement water treatment solutions to protect Vermonters from the…

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GOTV Canvass Coordinator Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities: Recruit volunteers on campus or elsewhere for canvassing days by spreading the word among friends and peers and posting about the opportunity on various facebook outlets Commit to coordinating at least one canvass day of each weekend + Election Day: October 20-21st; Oct 27-28th; Nov 3rd-4th; Nov.…

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On the 1 year anniversary of the Climate Action Commission…

It’s been one year since Gov. Phil Scott established his hand-picked Climate Action Commission. This anniversary follows on the heels of the release of the most recent Vermont Greenhouse Gas Inventory report two weeks ago — a sobering report detailing how Vermont climate progress is accelerating in the wrong direction, with…

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