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McClaughry: Election aftershocks

Dozens of the recommendations of the Vermont Climate Council, ardently backed by the Climate Action Network, will whistle through House and Senate. An early one will be the clean heat standard, to drive up the price of natural gas, heating oil, propane and kerosene. It failed by one vote last May. The Democrats can’t wait to push that through.

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Rural development restrictions draw debate in Hinesburg

Hinesburg landowners have clashed with town planners over proposed zoning changes that, to prioritize forest conservation, would more strictly govern land use across a large stretch of town. “That’s not what my vision is for my property,” resident Tony St. Hilaire told the Hinesburg Planning Commission.