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Vermont Lawmakers Pass Bill to Make Big Oil Pay for Climate Destruction

HeadlineMay 09, 2024

In other climate news, back here in the U.S., lawmakers in Vermont passed a first-of-its-kind bill this week that would make fossil fuel companies pay for destruction caused by climate change. Last summer, Vermont saw historic flooding which submerged the capital Montpelier. Damage from the July storm cost the Northeast close to $2.2 billion, according to a federal estimate.

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