Climate-minded Burlington wants to burn more wood to make more steam to heat UVMMC and other large buildings.
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“I will say that in my 20 years on the City Council I don’t ever recall seeing someone do such a thing, despite hundreds of heated meetings and offensive statements,” Shannon said. “When something so unexpected happens it is hard to respond in the moment.”
When a former Burlington city councilor seized the mic from a Burlington resident making a public comment, the media yawned.
“Burlington is aggressively moving forward to electrify everything and reduce our carbon emissions as quickly as possible,” said Mayor Miro Weinberger.
Initially known as the Southern Connector, the project dates back to the early 1960s. Later it’d be branded the “road to nowhere,” as work sputtered across the next several decades in the face of legal challenges.