Northeast Kingdom

North Country News
11:15 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Vermont Groups and Residents Seek Tar Sands Pipeline Input

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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.

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.

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WAMC News
6:20 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

More than a Half-Billion Dollars in Economic Development Initiatives Announced

Senator Patrick Leahy at economic development announcement
WAMC

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.

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