Citizens Deliver “Certificate of Public Destruction” to Vermont Gas

CITIZENS DELIVER “CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC DESTRUCTION” TO VERMONT GAS, PSB

Who: Members of Rising Tide Vermont1 and concerned citizens from Burlington and Monkton, Vt.

What: To raise public awareness of Vermont Gas System’s planned filing of permits for the Addison County Natural Gas Project2, organizers in Burlington and Montpelier are delivering a “Certificate of Public Destruction.” The certificate, a mockery of the PSB “Certificate of Public Good” is intended to highlight the growing opposition to this pipeline from climate justice advocates to local landowners along the planned route.

When: Thursday, December 20th, at 3 pm. Vermont Gas has publicly stated that it intends to file for permits with the Public Service Board on this day

Where: In South Burlington: Vermont Gas Systems office, 85 Swift Street, South Burlington, Vt.
In Montpelier: PSB Office, 112 State St (4th floor of the People’s United Bank building)