The Vermont House passed a version of
a shoreline protection bill last month. But the compromise disappointed both environmentalists –
who want to see tougher restrictions – and property rights advocates, who
oppose new state regulation.
Policy makers are looking to advance health care reform again; construction is slated to begin soon on Grafton Village Cheese Company’s new factory in Brattleboro; Senator Bernie Sanders is taking a top official from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service to Vermont’s border with Quebec today; an earthquake rumbled overnight in the central Adirondacks.