oil spill in Arkansas may add urgency to Vermont legislation that would regulate oil pipelines.
point to similarities between the pipeline in Arkansas that ruptured and
one in northern Vermont that could be used to ship tar sands oil.
Northrop devoted his life to support a variety of Vermont institutions.
He was best known for his efforts to protect the Long Trail. Northrup
hiked the trail end to end many times over the years, most notably in 2001 at
the age of 80. Northrup
died this weekend at his home in Underhill.
He was 92.