July 19, 2024

Vermont House of Representatives (VT House)

Stronger Renewable Energy Standard Sought in Vermont
The Vermont Legislature has approved a bill that would update the state’s Renewable Energy Standard and move it toward 100% renewable electricity by 2030. 
Vermont Governor to Veto Building Decarbonization Measure
Republican Gov. Phil Scott plans to veto clean heat legislation for the second year in a row, saying the bill is expensive and punitive.
Vt. House Sustains Veto of Clean Heat Standard Bill
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott vetoed a bill to create a Clean Heat Standard, saying it had no detail on costs and impacts.
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Vermont Senate Advances State’s 1st Environmental Justice Bill
The Vermont Senate passed a bill 28-1 that would, for the first time, legally define what environmental justice means in the state.
Vt. House Approves Bill to Create Clean Heat Standard
Vermont’s House of Representatives passed a bill that would implement a clean heat standard, as recommended by the state's Climate Council.
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Vt. Lawmakers Working on Clean Heat Standard Bill
Vermont lawmakers are working on a bill that would implement a Clean Heat Standard in the state starting in 2024.
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Study: EV Adoption to Cut $5.3M in Vt. Gas Taxes in 2025
Under Vermont's plans to ramp up EV adoption, gas tax revenue losses from light-duty cars could total $80 million in 2050, according to a new study.
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Vermont Governor Signs State Budget with $250M for Climate Mitigation
A portion of Vermont's climate-related funding for fiscal year 2022 will come from the state's $1.05 billion federal rescue plan aid package.

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