We can’t afford NOT to act on climate change. And we can’t do it alone. This session, ask your lawmakers what they plan to do about climate change in the 2019 Legislative Session. Contact your legislator by clicking here. Plus, check out our video about how climate change will affect our kids, which won […]
On Monday, February 25th, the Vermont House and Senate Appropriations Committees are holding public hearings across the state on what should be included in the state’s budget. Most of the hearings will be held from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm (the hearing in Springfield will be from 5:30 – 6:30 pm). Click here to find a […]
We wanted to let you know about two upcoming opportunities to speak up for climate action. April 23rd, 5pm-7pm, Vermont State House – Join us for a public hearing on bills aimed to limit the expansion of new fossil fuel infrastructure. May 1st, 10am-1:30pm, Vermont State House – Come Rally for the Planet, an event […]
After both bills responding to the PFOA contamination crisis were vetoed by Gov. Scott, it’s clear we need elected officials that will stand up to the chemical industry and their allies. Sign the petition calling on all candidates to pledge to support policies that will hold polluters accountable for the harm they cause Vermonters, and […]
Join people from all across the country who are signing onto this petition – hosted by our friends at the League of Conservation Voters – and make your voice heard! Add your name today. LWCF expires September 30, so we need to push Congress to make sure they reauthorize and fully fund this important program. Created just […]
VCV is joining the national League of Conservation Voters and other state partners across the country to launch Clean Energy For All – a grassroots campaign to advance clean energy solutions and get us closer to 100% clean energy by 2050. To make this work count, we need you with us. Clean Energy For All starts […]
Call on your Representatives to support legislation (S.197) to give Vermonters better legal tools to protect themselves if they’ve been impacted by toxic contamination, like the PFOA contamination in Bennington!
Healthy waters underpin our tourism and recreation economies, thriving businesses, our favorite paddling, swimming, and fishing holes, and safe drinking water. Sadly, water pollution in Vermont is resulting in problems such as pervasive cyanobacteria blooms and contaminated drinking water supplies. Polluted water has put the health of Vermonters at risk, decreased property values, and threatened Vermont’s vital tourist economy.
After Volkswagen deceived the American people over their fraudulent “clean diesel” claims, they’ve been held accountable in a big way. As part of the settlement over their fraud, Vermont is eligible for nearly $19 million to go towards clean transportation projects. This is an incredible opportunity to kickstart our transportation transformation, and clean up the air for our children by investing in electric school buses.
Growing corn for ethanol has already caused the destruction of huge swaths of prairie grassland habitat that vulnerable monarchs depend on for survival. As currently written, the law calls for increasing amounts of biofuels made from soybeans and other crops, threatening even more habitat loss.
Now more than ever, we need companies to step up and tackle toxic chemicals. Will you send a message to America’s top retailers about enacting common-sense policies to safeguard families from toxic chemicals?
We can’t afford to put off protecting our children and all Vermonters from toxic chemicals for another year. We need Vermont legislators to swiftly pass S.103 – a bill that will take important steps to better protect Vermont families from toxic chemicals.