Tag: Vermont

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Securing water utilities a top priority for Vermont’s new cyber chief

May 7, 2024

Via: StateScoop

John Toney, Vermont’s new chief information security officer, starts his day with threat intelligence briefs — reading, watching or listening to the latest cybersecurity news. “My morning cup of coffee comes in the form of cyber threat intelligence,” Toney told […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Vermont Seeks Further Waste Reduction Options

October 14, 2019

Via: Waste360

Vermont lawmakers are looking at ways to further reduce waste from single-use products. During a recent meeting, officials discussed options including the expansion of a bottle bill and a requirement for manufacturers to make products with post-consumer recycled content. The […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Vermont to Ban Food Scraps from Trash Disposal by 2020

July 1, 2019

Via: Waste360

As of July 1, 2020, food waste will be banned from disposal in Vermont. The move, according to the Rutland Herald, is part of the state’s eight-year plan of sending less waste to landfill. In 2012, Vermont passed a Universal […]

Basic Services

Vermont utility offers $1,200 electric vehicle rebate

May 31, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

Burlington Electric, the municipal provider for the Vermont city, yesterday announced it will offer customers a $1,200 rebate on the purchase of a mid-priced or economy electric vehicle. The program will help the city meet its goal of reaching energy […]

Electric Utility, Telecommunications

Vermont public power utility quick to isolate potential cyber-threat and share information

January 3, 2017

Via: AmericanPublicPower

After detecting suspicious internet traffic that federal officials say has been linked to a Russian campaign tied to recent hacks, Vermont’s Burlington Electric Department acted quickly to isolate a single laptop on which the suspicious traffic was detected and reported […]