Before he left office in January, former Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, a Democrat, said Vermont had the highest per capita number of people working in clean energy jobs in the country.
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He described it "as a crisis bubbling just beneath the surface" and called on the Legislature to pass laws encouraging treatment and to seek ideas on how to prevent addiction.
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