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Green Mountain College to divest from fossil fuels

Vt Digger - - 8:56 am Wed May 15th, 2013

Green Mountain College (GMC) announced today that it is committing to divest its $3.1 million endowment from fossil fuels.

It is the fifth college in the nation and the second in Vermont to commit to divestment as part of a nationwide campaign that has spread to over 300 colleges and universities and more than 100 cities and states across the country.

"We're pleased with the conversation that has occurred this semester between students and administration, resulting in the divestment from the list of the most destructive 200 fossil fuel companies," said a statement issued by Divest GMC, the student group on campus who led the divestment campaign.

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