On Thursday, Vermont Gas Systems filed a petition for a state permit to begin construction of its underground pipeline project, which has already collided with opposition from local residents who don’t like the route.
Renewable energy advocates
worry that a state fund that has fueled the growth of Vermont’s clean energy industry is running out of money. Gov.
Peter Shumlin says he has a plan to replenish the fund through a new generation
tax on Vermont Yankee.