Anti-fracking state imports shale gas

The US state of Vermont, which has banned fracking within its borders, has been accused of importing shale gas from other regions. The finding comes from the American environmental group, Conservation Law Foundation, which also said the east coast state imports nuclear power as well. Vermont was the first in the US to ban fracking […]

Vermont power plant shuts down for good

Vermont’s only nuclear power plant has shut down for good as of midday on Monday. The plant which supplied power to the New England grid produced more than 171 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity over nearly 43 years. The Governor of Vermont, Peter Shumlin who backed the decision to close the plant said in a statement: “Thanks […]