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Environmental groups condemn PSB ruling



Vt Digger - - 8:40 am Mon Oct 13th, 2014

A coalition of environmental and social justice groups condemned today's Public Service Board (PSB) ruling to not reopen the Addison Natural Gas Project Certificate of Public Good, and called for a massive rally and sit-in on October 27 to protest the decision and the Shumlin administration's continued support of the project.

350 Vermont, Rising Tide Vermont, the Vermont Workers' Center, and Just Power are calling for the sit-in, which will focus on the Governor and his continued support for the project.

"We've reached the end of our rope with Vermont's broken utility regulatory process," said Jane Palmer, a small farmer and landowner in Monkton, who has been involved in a legal battle with Vermont Gas for over two years to keep the pipeline off her property and out of the state, "The Board is ignoring the facts.

Read the whole story in the Vt Digger - : http://vtdigger.org/2014/10/10/environmental-group...

Relevant Address(es):
Bridport, VT 05734 (Set as Local)
Cornwall, VT 05753 (Set as Local)
Addison, VT 05491 (Set as Local)
Monkton, VT 05469 (Set as Local)
Middlebury, VT 05753 (Set as Local)
Burlington, VT 05401 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

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