House passes renewable energy bill

The Vermont House has passed legislation to boost Vermont’s renewable energy industry – over the objections of Gov. Jim Douglas and some business leaders.

Congressman Peter Welch

Bob Kinzel talks with Congressman Peter Welch about the nation’s economic situation and how the new Federal stimulus law might benefit Vermont’s renewable energy industry.

Midday Newscast: February 10, 2008

Several groups are rallying at the Statehouse at this hour to protest state budget cuts; a Vermont State Police crackdown on aggressive driving on Interstate 89 already has resulted in a slew of tickets; more…

Sanders pushing for tax credits for renewable energy projects

Senator Bernie Sanders is pushing for the extension of tax credits for renewable energy projects. A bill that he’s supporting would extend for eight years credits for businesses that invest in wind power, biomass, hydropower and geothermal electricity.