Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
1:01 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Environmental Permitting Affirmed for Potential Pipeline Use

Portland Pipeline terminal in Maine
Credit Rigby27/Wikimedia Commons

A Vermont Environmental official has upheld a ruling that Act 250 - the state land use permit - will be necessary if a pipeline company decides to change the flow of oil in a pipeline that cuts across a corner of the state.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

VT Lawmakers Voice Concerns on Energy Siting

Some Vermont lawmakers are voicing tough questions for a special panel that reviewed the state's process for siting wind turbines and other energy projects.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Latest VT School Tests Show Some Science Progress

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The Vermont Education Agency says students across the state are showing progress in meeting science literacy goals, but work remains to be done.

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New York News
4:30 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Congressman Tours School

Congressman Bill Owens

Congressman Bill Owens went back to school this week. He toured Plattsburgh High School Tuesday to assess various programs and see the effects of budget cuts.

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New York News
7:45 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Group Settles Over Protection for Rare Bird

Bicknell's Thrush, Catharus bicknelli, by T. B. Ryder
Credit T.B. Ryder/USFWS

An environmental group says it has reached a settlement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over endangered species status for a rare migratory songbird which nests on mountaintops in northern New England, the Adirondacks and eastern Canada.

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North Country News
4:30 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Entergy Begins Formal Notification of Nuclear Shutdown as Local Community Prepares for Economic Chan

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
Credit NRC/Wikimedia Commons Public Domain

Entergy, the owner of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant, has taken the first of two formal steps to notify the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission that the plant is shutting down.

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North Country News
11:20 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

U.S. Officials Accept Plan for Psychiatric Hospital

Credit Beyond My Ken/Wikimedia Commons

A private Vermont psychiatric hospital that is facing the loss of its federal funding, has cleared a big step toward meeting the concerns of inspectors from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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North Country News
9:50 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Shumlin Appoints Crawford to VT Supreme Court

Vermont Supreme Court
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has appointed Superior Court Judge Geoffrey Crawford to the Vermont Supreme Court.

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New York News
7:30 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Fire Injures SUNY Student

An off-campus apartment fire seriously injured a SUNY Plattsburgh student and displaced seven others Friday morning.

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North Country News
12:40 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Asian Clams Spread to New Sites in Lake George

Credit Lake George Association

During a two-week survey of the lake, volunteers and staff from the Lake George Asian Clam Task Force discovered new infestations, bringing to 13 the number of confirmed sites in Lake George.

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