Growth and preservation are two goals of community planning – and sometimes they’re at odds. As part of our Vermont in Transition series we’ll explore how Vermont towns are trying to guide development and maintain quality of life.
Senator Patrick Leahy is ready to expedite Attorney General confirmation process; Ruling upholding auto emission standards could have implications for other states; Senator Bernie Sanders says Congress is about to pass legislation that could provide a record level of funding for veterans; Suburban sprawl group changes their name; Filmmaker returns lake artifacts to museum. Commentator Henry Homeyer on preparing plants for winter.
Senator Patrick Leahy is greeting the appointment of a new attorney general with some advice to the White House; President Bush announced today he’s appointing retired federal judge Michael Mukasey as attorney general; Transportation officials say a key bridge over southern Lake Champlain is aging and may need to be replaced in the next few years; a group that has raised awareness about suburban sprawl in Vermont is changing its name to reflect its changing mission.
A group that has raised awareness about suburban sprawl in Vermont is changing its name to reflect its changing mission.Since 1998, the Vermont Forum on Sprawl has focused on the causes and impacts of unchecked development patterns.