Towns Passing Anti-Tar Sands Resolution

By Amy Kolb Noyes

According to the Vermont chapter of 350.org, about two dozen towns are considering a nonbinding resolution opposing tar sands oil pipelines in Vermont this Town Meeting Day. So far the organization is reporting 14 towns have passed a “Stop Tar Sands” resolution, including:

East Montpelier
Craftsbury
Charlotte
Montgomery
Warren
Waitsfield
Moretown
Fayston
Starksboro
Ripton
Hinesburg
Cornwall
Bennington
Walden

The vote was reportedly unanimous in Warren, and in Moretown the advisory measure passed 54-1.