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Geoff "K-Mart Shopper" Devine wrote:

>This was in today's Rutland Herald.  Home Depot
>aka "Home Cheapo" wants to build a store in Rutland
>at the site of the abandoned shopping mall on
>Route 4.  They have received their Act 250 permit
>which should have been a no-brainer since there was
>already an eyesore closed shopping mall on the site.
>Two groups have appealed the Act 250 permit in the
>last week.

And why exactly does this surprise you?  It's a perfect example of the reactionary excess control instituted by Act 250.  I'm not one for trashing the environment, but responsible development is *not* an oxymoron.

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