New Report: Dependence on Big Oil, Dirty Coal Could Cost Vermont $64.7 Billion By 2030

Between 2010 and 2030, Vermont will spend as much as $64.7 billion on oil, coal, and other fossil fuels – 4.4 times the total earnings of all workers in 2007. At the same time, pollution from fossil fuels is the number one source of air and global warming pollution and a leading source of water pollution.
High spending on fossil fuels is largely driven by our dependence on oil, according to the analysis. Vermont is s on track to spend as much as $3.3 billion on oil alone in 2030, 97 percent of the state’s total spending on fossil fuels.
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