Newscast: Monday, Mar. 10, 2014, 7:34 a.m.
Conservation easements are legal agreements designed to protect land from development forever. But a bill under consideration in the Statehouse would allow those restrictions to be amended, or lifted entirely. The legislation could lead to circumstances in which land that was supposed to be protected in “in perpetuity” no longer would be. Senator Bernie Sanders will help lead an overnight session of the Senate's Climate Action Task Force in what he terms a wake-up call on global warming.