Vt. Panel Says State Green Law Applies on Tar Sands Pipeline

Associated Press: Environmental regulators ruled Monday that the state's Act 250 land use law would apply to any proposal to reverse the flow in an oil pipeline system that crosses northern Vermont. The ruling from the District 7 Environmental Commission coordinator in St. Johnsbury is a victory for environmentalists amid fierce debate over another pipeline, the proposed Keystone XL pipeline to move tar sands oil from Alberta to Texas. Groups like the National Wildlife Federation and the Vermont Natural Resources......

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