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Vermont's new governor sticking with renewable energy goal

Mon Jan 09 10:27:59 EST 2017 | Times Union
Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott stands in front of a new solar power project he helped inaugurate on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 in Montpelier, Vt. Scott, who took office last week, said he remains committed to the goal set by his predecessor of getting 90 percent of the state's power from renewable sources by 2050. less Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott stands in front of a new solar power project he helped inaugurate on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 in Montpelier, Vt. Scott, who took office last week, sai..

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PHOTOS: Shumlin delivered his farewell address on the opening day of the Legislature in the Statehouse in Montpelier on Wednesday Jan. 4, 2017. SOPHIA TRIGG/FREE PRESS MONTPELIER -..
Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott stands in front of a new solar power project he helped inaugurate on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 in Montpelier, Vt. Scott, who took office last week, sa..
Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott stands in front of a new solar power project he helped inaugurate on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 in Montpelier, Vt. Scott, who took office last week, sa..
Dr. Robert Potter, of Peacham, Vt., left, gives the inaugural prayer near the end of inauguration ceremonies for Republican Gov. Phil Scott, seated at right, at the Vermont Stateho..
MONTPELIER - Vermont's new Republican governor says he plans to stick with his Democratic predecessor's long-term goal of getting 90 percent of the energy needed in the state from ..
Phil Scott was inaugurated as governor of Vermont at the Statehouse in Montpelier on Thursday, January 5, 2017. Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman was sworn in earlier in the day. GLENN RUSS..
Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott stands in front of a new solar power project he helped inaugurate on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 in Montpelier, Vt. Scott, who took office last week, sa..
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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's new Republican governor said Monday he would stick with his Democratic predecessor's long-term goal of getting 90 percent of the energy needed in t..
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s new Republican governor said Monday he would stick with his Democratic predecessor’s long-term goal of getting 90 percent of the energy needed in t..
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