state senator is calling for an independent counsel to review the sale of the
state’s largest utility to a Canadian company. Essex-Orleans
Senator Vince Illuzzi says the Shumlin administration is biased in favor of the
deal, so an independent review is needed to protect the public interest.
Central Vermont Public Service shareholders have approved the proposed
merger of their company with the parent of Green Mountain Power. The utility says stockholders representing nearly 98 percent of the outstanding
shares voted in favor of selling the company to Gaz Metro of Quebec.
Where does the agreed-upon sale of CVPS to Gaz Metro go in the months ahead? We look at the approval process. Plus, VPR’s John Dillon recaps our "UVM At A Crossroads" series. And, we visit the Museum of Everyday Life in Glover.
Central Vermont Public Service has agreed to a deal to be bought out by Gaz Metro and merged with its Green Mountain Power subsidiary. The president of CVPS says there could be more mergers in the state’s electric utility industry.