Get your old, dusty computers and other outdated electronic equipment out of the
attic or basement. A new E-recycling program for the state of Vermont has gone into effect. Under
a new law, Vermonters are now able to recycle their so-called
E-waste for free across the state.
In his inaugural address last
week, Peter Shumlin laid out some of his priorities for the next two years. Now, five local advocacy organizations discuss their priorities for this
legislative session, under the new administration.
A few hundred Vermnters particiapted in an in-depth study of what the state’s energy portfolio should look like i nthe future. We take up the question with leaders in Vermont’s power companies and regulators. Also in
the program, news analysis with VPR reporters, and we listen back to
some of the voices in this week’s news.
Another Vermont tree goes to Washington for the Capitol Christmas Tree. One candidate could represent both Democrats AND Progressives in the 2008 race for VT Governor. VT biologist concerned over deer disease in NY State possibly heading for VT. VPIRG hoping media attention to understaffed Consumer product Safety Comm. will lead to legislative action on dangerous products, particularly toys.