Northeast Kingdom http://wamc.org en Vermont Groups and Residents Seek Tar Sands Pipeline Input http://wamc.org/post/vermont-groups-and-residents-seek-tar-sands-pipeline-input <p></p><p></p><p>A number of residents of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom and environmental groups say they want any effort to move tar sands oil in a pipeline between Montreal and Portland, Maine, to be subject to the state's land-use permitting process.<br><br>On Tuesday, the groups asked the Environmental Commission for a section of northeastern Vermont for permission to intervene if efforts are made to move tar sands oil through the pipeline. Currently, the pipeline carries regular crude oil between Portland and Montreal. Wed, 30 Jan 2013 04:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 56768 at http://wamc.org Vermont Groups and Residents Seek Tar Sands Pipeline Input More than a Half-Billion Dollars in Economic Development Initiatives Announced http://wamc.org/post/more-half-billion-dollars-economic-development-initiatives-announced <p>Vermont’s governor, state officials, the state’s Congressional delegation and the owners of the Jay Peak Ski Resort announced nearly 850-million dollars in economic development initiatives that will lead to at least five thousand jobs in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.<br> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 22:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 48870 at http://wamc.org More than a Half-Billion Dollars in Economic Development Initiatives Announced