Rutland Mayor Chris Louras

The City of Rutland is grappling with a crisis in its Police Department, stemming from a child pornography investigation focused on an officer. We talk with Mayor Chris Louras about how the police investigation is being handled, and other critical issues facing Rutland. And reporter Candace Page explains why the EPA is looking at Vermont’s Lake Champlain Cleanup goals.

Cleaner outdoor wood boilers touted

With oil prices high and winter on the way, Vermonters are turning back to wood for heat. But many outdoor wood heaters are smoky and inefficient. As a result, state environmental regulators have imposed tough standards to control the pollution.

Vermont joins EPA environmental suit

Vermont has joined twelve states, New York City and the District of Columbia in suing the Environmental Protection Agency, claiming the Bush Administration has failed to rein in emissions from oil refineries.