Vermont Gas Systems (VTGas) has consistently maintained that its proposed 41.2-mile southern expansion into Addison County would help reduce Vermont’s greenhouse gas emissions. But an analysis from the Conservation Law Foundation suggests the natural gas pipeline would increase carbon dioxide pollution.
On Friday, the foundation submitted testimony from a consultant explaining how VTGas Vice President Eileen Simollardes omitted crucial information from the company’s greenhouse gas estimates. The consultant, Elizabeth Stanton, submitted her analysis to the Vermont Public Service Board as part of its consideration of whether to permit the project.
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