Category Archives: Activism

350VT Bennington Strategy Session

Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 8:00-9:00 PM Cricket Hill Barn, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont Hosted by the college in collaboration with 350.org Vermont and Tar Sands Action, this session is geared towards planning local, statewide and national strategies to fight climate … Continue reading

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Public Informational Meeting: Commercial-Scale Composting – Benefits, Issues, Opportunities

Thursday, December 1, 2011 6:30 PM: Center for the Advancement of Public Action, Bennington College, One College Drive, Bennington, Vermont Agricultural and food wastes represent valuable resources that can be put to productive use through various types of composting facilities … Continue reading

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Keystone XL protest takes DC by storm!

Over the weekend, over 10,000 people came together in Washington DC to protest the Keystone XL Pipeline: a 1,700 mile proposed pipeline designated to bring oil from tar sands in Alberta to oil refineries on the Gulf Coast.  The goal … Continue reading

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Green Design–Deborah Gans

A few weeks ago, architect Deborah Gans of the Gans Studio in New York, presented at the Environmental Studies Colloquium/Visual Arts Lecture Series on her work in “Extreme Sites” in the past several years, including brownfield redevelopment and sustainable refugee … Continue reading

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Course Highlight: Enviromental Law and Policy

“This course examines the practical application of environmental regulations to real issues on the federal, state and local levels. Environmental law, regulations and policies, and the ways in which citizen input can affect the ways that they are applied, are … Continue reading

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