Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
4:58 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

$20M Settlement for St. Lawrence River Pollution

St. Regis Mohawk Reservation Administration Building

Federal and state officials and the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe say a settlement with Alcoa Inc. for pollution since the 1950s provides nearly $20 million for environmental restoration along the St. Lawrence River in northern New York and for Mohawk health and cultural programs.

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North Country News
4:36 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

Vermont Court Denies Anti-Nuke Injunction Petition

Vermont Yankee

The Vermont Supreme Court has dismissed a request for an injunction to shut down the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant.

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North Country News
11:48 am
Wed March 27, 2013

Senate Moves Forward On Controversial Renewable Energy Bill

Vermont Statehouse

The Vermont Senate moved a controversial energy bill forward Tuesday after removing most of the provisions causing problems.

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North Country News
5:04 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Coalition Files Petition to Tighten Tar Sands Pipeline Transport Rules

Tar Sands, Alberta, Canada
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A coalition of conservation and environmental groups is asking the federal government to tighten regulations governing pipeline safety standards as concerns rise over the possibility that tar sands oil may be shipped through a line across New England.

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North Country News
4:57 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

UVM Hires Firm to Recruit International Students

University of Vermont

The University of Vermont has hired a private company to recruit more international students.

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North Country News
4:52 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Vermont Senate Passes Scaled-Down Wind Bill

The Vermont Senate has advanced a bill calling for more study of large-scale renewable energy development in Vermont, while taking out several provisions sought by foes of mountaintop wind power.

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North Country News
1:17 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Guilty Plea in Vermont Town Embezzlement

A former Vermont town clerk and treasurer has pleaded guilty to embezzling several hundred thousand dollars from the town of Weybridge.

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North Country News
1:16 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Vermont Officials Hope for More FEMA Culvert Help

Vermont officials are hoping a decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to cover the cost of replacing a culvert in Townshend destroyed by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene means more towns will be eligible for such funding.

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North Country News
1:15 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Vermont Public College Tuition up More than Income

A new report says the tuition at Vermont's public colleges and university has risen by about 27 percent over the last five years.

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North Country News
1:14 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Vermont AG, AARP to Educate Seniors, Others, on Scams

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Officials with the Vermont Attorney general's office and AARP are going to be hosting a forum in Bennington to warn senior citizens and others about the dangers of financial scams.

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