lot of people in the Northeast are worried about paying for heat this winter. Some think wood might be the answer to high oil and natural gas prices. But although it’s cheaper, burning wood may not be that good for the environment.
Here are the top stories at noon:
Lieutenant Governor Brian Dubie wants the governor to call a special
legislative session to consider a series of legislative reforms; The Nuclear Regulator Commission is sending experts to
investigate a cooling tower leak at Vermont Yankee; Progressive gubernatorial candidate Anthony Pollina is proposing
a new credit card…
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
nuclear plant remains at only 25 percent power today in the wake of discovery
of problems in cooling towers and continued low flow of its water source —
the Connecticut River; With heating oil prices skyrocketing, many people are
looking at alternative, less costly ways to heat their homes…
With heating oil prices skyrocketing, many people are
looking at alternative, less costly ways to heat their homes. Among the most popular in this part of the country are
wood pellet stoves and furnaces.
But as VPR’s Nina Keck reports pellets and stoves are
increasingly hard to come by.