Energy & Environment
In 2013, Vermonters spent almost $1.5 billion to purchase gasoline and diesel fuel — and almost 70% of these expenditures left the state for the purchase of these products from the global petroleum market
Source: VT Comprehensive Energy Plan
Almost half of the greenhouse gases emitted in Vermont are from fossil fuels burned for transportation. This is a higher percentage than the nation as a whole, where about a third of GHGs come from transportation.