Colleen Halley

VPIRG Goes to Solar Fest

An update from VPIRG Summer Organizer, Austin Andersen Sun, fun, and solar panels… Solar Fest 2014 was the educational and empowering festival weekend for the environmentalist in all of us. From workshops on installing home photovoltaic systems to lectures on backyard permaculture; vendors selling bamboo tie-dye t-shirts to organic Portobello pizza; Solar Fest was part …

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No Blank Check for Vermont Gas

Vermont Gas should never have gotten a permit to build brand new fossil fuel infrastructure at a time when Vermont can and should be weaning off climate-roasting fuels, but the story gets worse. Last week, VPIRG received news¹ that building Vermont Gas’ fracked gas pipeline could force customers to pony up an additional $35 million—a …

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VPIRG mourns loss of a bright star

We’re saddened to report that VPIRG canvasser and friend, Ben Mohla, was killed in a car crash on Saturday evening, Nov. 23rd. Ben and two others were on their way to Massachusetts when the vehicle spun out of control due to the snowy conditions and hit a tree. Ben always wanted to make everyone around …

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Vermont Co-ops Unanimously Support GMO Labeling Legislation

Today, representatives from co-ops across the state of Vermont gathered at the Hunger Mountain Co-op in Montpelier to announce their unified support for GMO labeling legislation currently under consideration in the State House. The co-ops are joined by 6,811 Vermonters and 175 farms and businesses from across the state who have signed on in support …

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