The Fuel Line

News for Vermont's Oilheat and Propane Industry


The City of Burlington will soon launch a campaign to pass a local carbon tax so that residents will switch to electric heat. South Burlington, Vermont’s second largest city, is following the same path. A charter change hearing is coming to South Burlington in December that could eventually create a local carbon tax for residents and businesses that refuse to scrap their oil and gas heating equipment.

Click play on the video below to watch comments from City Councilor Tim Barritt, City Councilor Matt Cota and South Burlington resident Gerry Silverstein.